Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians (49-3041)

Occupation description:  Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, dairy equipment, and irrigation systems. Excludes Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (49-3031).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 40,30043,200 7.2290 9501,240

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.9011.8714.72 18.1822.7727.61

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
40 0.025.0 25.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 34
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training