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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

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Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Excludes "Millwrights" (49-9044), "Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines" (49-3042), and "Maintenance Workers, Machinery" (49-9043).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
499041  Industrial Machinery Mechanics 3,913 4,678 765 19.55 % 178 76 102 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    520  13 % 630  13 % 110  20 % $55,220
Food Manufacturing    420  11 % 520  11 % 100  24 % $58,430
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    370  10 % 440  9 % 70  17 % $56,690
Chemical Manufacturing    320  8 % 380  8 % 60  21 % $57,930
Other Services (except Government)    300  8 % 370  8 % 70  21 % $51,570
Repair and Maintenance    260  7 % 320  7 % 60  22 % $51,750
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    220  6 % 260  6 % 40  22 % $55,170
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    200  5 % 210  5 % 10  10 % $60,760
Paper Manufacturing    170  4 % 200  4 % 30  13 % $53,320
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    170  4 % 210  4 % 40  20 % $50,650
Utilities    160  4 % 200  4 % 40  26 % $78,800
Utilities    160  4 % 200  4 % 40  26 % $78,800
Machinery Manufacturing    120  3 % 130  3 % 10  7 % $51,920
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