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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).

Occupation Projection for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
499041  Industrial Machinery Mechanics 4,244 4,584 340 8.01 % 149 228 34 411 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industrial Machinery Mechanics Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    1,270  30 % 1,330  29 % 60  4 % $59,770
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    860  20 % 900  20 % 40  5 % $55,730
Other Services (except Government)    450  11 % 510  11 % 60  14 % $54,700
Repair and Maintenance    420  10 % 480  10 % 60  15 % $55,360
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    340  8 % 390  8 % 50  14 % $52,620
Food Manufacturing    300  7 % 350  8 % 50  18 % $56,400
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    220  5 % 230  5 % 10  1 % $63,630
Chemical Manufacturing    210  5 % 230  5 % 20  10 % $55,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    190  4 % 200  4 % 10  6 % $65,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    180  4 % 180  4 % 0  2 % $56,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    120  3 % 140  3 % 20  12 % $60,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    120  3 % 140  3 % 20  12 % $60,570
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    110  3 % 110  2 % 0  2 % $55,970
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    100  2 % 110  2 % 10  13 % $56,640
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