Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Career

Job Description: Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.


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Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$38,390

Median Hourly Wage

$18.46*

Total Employed Nationally

1,282,920


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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