Small engine mechanics

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Total Workforce
31.8k
Average Age
43.1
Average Salary
$32,795
Average Male Salary
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Average Female Salary
N/A

About

Small engine mechanics are most often employed by the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance industry. The average yearly wage for Small engine mechanics was $32,795 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Small engine mechanics by wage are Upholsterers, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, and Tree trimmers and pruners.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Small engine mechanics are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Small engine mechanics are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Small engine mechanics and on wages and locations for those in the field. Personal & household goods repair & maintenance is the industry that employs the most Small engine mechanics, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Small engine mechanics, by average wage, is Car Dealers. Small engine mechanics are paid most in Grand Rapids City PUMA, MN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$32,795
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,776

In 2018, Small engine mechanics earned an average of $32,795, $21,093 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Tree trimmers and pruners make somewhat more than Small engine mechanics while Upholsterers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Small engine mechanics as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2018, Small engine mechanics had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.314, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Small engine mechanics (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Small engine mechanics.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Small engine mechanics

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Small engine mechanics.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Small engine mechanics, by number of employees, are Personal & household goods repair & maintenance, Other motor vehicle dealers, and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores.

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Industries by Share

31.8k
2018 Workforce
± 4,379
-15.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 22.1%

The number of people employed as Small engine mechanics has been declining at a rate of -15.3%, from 37,584 people in 2017 to 31,815 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Small engine mechanics employed by various industries. Personal & household goods repair & maintenance employs the largest share of Small engine mechanics at  28.1%, followed by Other motor vehicle dealers with 26.3% and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores with 8.74%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Small engine mechanics in the US. The average age of male Small engine mechanics in the workforce is N/A and of female Small engine mechanics is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Small engine mechanics is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

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N/A% of Small engine mechanics are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Small engine mechanics.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Small engine mechanics
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

84.6% of Small engine mechanics are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5% of Small engine mechanics, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Small engine mechanics.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE
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AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± N/A

The median age of Small engine mechanics is 43.1, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Small engine mechanics from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Small engine mechanics is Business but a relatively high number of Small engine mechanics hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Small engine mechanics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Small engine mechanics need many skills, but most especially Equipment Maintenance. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Small engine mechanics need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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