Training Requirements for Watch Repairers

Watch repairers need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Watch repairers
Percent
Less than High School 4.1
High School 21.4
Some College 28.5
Associates Degree 21.4
Bachelors Degree 19.0
Masters Degree 4.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment Outlook for Watch Repairers

This represents about 2,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less watch repairers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.

Typical Income for Watch Repairers

Hourly Income

On average,watch repairers make $19.10 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Watch repairers $10.00 $12.75 $17.66 $23.28 $29.75
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
Precision instrument and equipment repairers $13.12 $16.74 $22.70 $29.54 $37.19
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, watch repairers make $39,720 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Watch repairers $20,810 $26,530 $36,740 $48,420 $61,880
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
Precision instrument and equipment repairers $27,280 $34,820 $47,220 $61,440 $77,350
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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