Information About Machinery Maintenance Workers

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Training

Machinery maintenance workers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Machinery maintenance workers
Training for Machinery Maintenance Workers
Percent
Less than High School 13.0
High School 43.0
Some College 27.3
Associates Degree 11.6
Bachelors Degree 4.5
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 75,000 people in the United States- 1.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more machinery maintenance workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 15,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, machinery maintenance workers make $19.77 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Machinery maintenance workers $11.60 $14.80 $18.90 $24.00 $28.70
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, machinery maintenance workers make $41,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Machinery maintenance workers $24,300 $30,970 $39,490 $50,090 $59,860
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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