Information About Outdoor Power Equipment And Other Small Engine Mechanics

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Training

Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics
Training for Outdoor Power Equipment And Other Small Engine Mechanics
Percent
Less than High School 16.8
High School 50.4
Some College 21.4
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 3.4
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 29,000 people in the United States- 13.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics make $15.06 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics $9.38 $11.50 $14.50 $17.80 $21.80
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, outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics make $31,330 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics $19,510 $24,060 $30,200 $37,060 $45,440
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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