Training Requirements for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industrial machinery mechanics need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Industrial machinery mechanics
Percent
Less than High School 10.5
High School 41.0
Some College 29.5
Associates Degree 12.9
Bachelors Degree 5.3
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

This represents about 332,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 59,000 more industrial machinery mechanics but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 145,000 more.

Typical Income for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Hourly Income

On average,industrial machinery mechanics make $24.95 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial machinery mechanics $15.52 $19.10 $24.06 $29.71 $36.59
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.36 $14.82 $19.68 $26.61 $33.88
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers $15.11 $18.60 $23.60 $29.39 $36.16
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, industrial machinery mechanics make $51,890 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Industrial machinery mechanics $32,290 $39,730 $50,040 $61,800 $76,110
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $23,630 $30,820 $40,930 $55,350 $70,480
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers $31,440 $38,690 $49,080 $61,130 $75,210
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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