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Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

in Massachusetts

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Excludes "Rail Car Repairers" (49-3043) and "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
493042  Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 1,449 1,491 42 2.90 % 38 34 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    420  29 % 430  29 % 10  3 % $78,930
Specialty Trade Contractors    220  15 % 220  15 % 0  3 % $66,620
Rental and Leasing Services    190  13 % 210  14 % 20  11 % $58,280
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    190  13 % 210  14 % 20  11 % $58,280
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    170  12 % 170  12 % 0  3 % $94,040
Wholesale Trade    110  7 % 110  7 % 0  -2 % $55,900
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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