Information About Radio Mechanics

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Training

Radio mechanics need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Radio mechanics
Training for Radio Mechanics
Percent
Less than High School 3.7
High School 31.7
Some College 34.1
Associates Degree 17.4
Bachelors Degree 11.3
Masters Degree 1.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 5,000 people in the United States- 4.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less radio mechanics but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, radio mechanics make $21.27 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Radio mechanics $12.60 $15.50 $20.20 $26.60 $32.50
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, radio mechanics make $44,250 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Radio mechanics $26,200 $32,230 $42,160 $55,350 $67,660
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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