Numbers of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in National

Occupation group

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 5,323,070
2002 5,215,970
2003 5,226,080
2004 5,215,390
2005 5,305,260
2006 5,352,420
2007 5,390,090
2008 5,374,850
2009 5,114,150
2010 4,928,960
2011 4,988,980
2012 5,069,590
2013 5,138,130
2014 5,244,670
2015 5,374,150
2016 5,456,640
2017 5,528,390
2018 5,628,880

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Year Number
2001 441,700
2002 433,640
2003 445,520
2004 459,440
2005 455,690
2006 450,710
2007 443,790
2008 443,840
2009 427,560
2010 415,900
2011 418,530
2012 421,650
2013 428,620
2014 434,810
2015 445,510
2016 453,330
2017 460,370
2018 471,820

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Year Number
2012 572,810
2013 570,200
2014 572,780
2015 585,270
2016 588,510
2017 593,710
2018 583,310

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

Year Number
2001 143,810
2002 135,380
2003 144,370
2004 141,350
2005 138,210
2006 139,770
2007 132,750
2008 122,400
2009 111,600
2010 110,320
2011 111,690
2012 113,480
2013 110,850
2014 110,940
2015 106,100
2016 102,170
2017 100,580
2018 102,810

Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2012 224,000
2013 223,440
2014 226,930
2015 233,260
2016 242,550
2017 249,000
2018 243,820

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 6,550
2002 6,960
2003 6,890
2004 6,340
2005 6,170
2006 6,250
2007 5,570
2008 5,440
2009 5,690
2010 9,590
2011 12,920
2012 15,780
2013 14,090
2014 13,310
2015 14,160
2016 14,120
2017 15,310
2018 13,930

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Year Number
2001 210,650
2002 195,680
2003 195,500
2004 202,160
2005 198,350
2006 190,130
2007 189,290
2008 195,170
2009 189,850
2010 190,100
2011 199,240
2012 208,220
2013 209,350
2014 213,620
2015 219,100
2016 228,430
2017 233,690
2018 229,890

Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Year Number
2012 235,330
2013 235,910
2014 234,920
2015 245,910
2016 243,790
2017 244,120
2018 236,690

Avionics Technicians

Year Number
2001 16,340
2002 21,710
2003 21,420
2004 22,310
2005 22,490
2006 15,360
2007 16,300
2008 18,360
2009 17,960
2010 18,320
2011 17,070
2012 16,810
2013 17,310
2014 17,150
2015 17,340
2016 17,330
2017 18,620
2018 18,860

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

Year Number
2001 29,240
2002 28,720
2003 26,070
2004 21,910
2005 20,070
2006 22,100
2007 22,150
2008 23,400
2009 20,660
2010 18,740
2011 18,710
2012 19,020
2013 18,490
2014 17,380
2015 17,920
2016 17,050
2017 17,220
2018 15,800

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

Year Number
2001 16,650
2002 17,320
2003 17,370
2004 17,390
2005 20,560
2006 20,480
2007 18,160
2008 15,860
2009 13,900
2010 12,830
2011 14,410
2012 15,530
2013 15,340
2014 14,160
2015 14,210
2016 13,960
2017 12,310
2018 11,680

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

Year Number
2001 77,780
2002 82,320
2003 83,820
2004 71,300
2005 69,620
2006 78,570
2007 79,150
2008 77,270
2009 72,520
2010 67,550
2011 67,220
2012 66,440
2013 67,410
2014 65,900
2015 69,290
2016 67,390
2017 64,380
2018 59,520

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

Year Number
2001 19,680
2002 20,040
2003 20,700
2004 20,660
2005 21,250
2006 22,090
2007 23,320
2008 23,180
2009 22,870
2010 23,220
2011 23,850
2012 23,920
2013 23,210
2014 22,120
2015 23,070
2016 23,060
2017 24,430
2018 22,980

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

Year Number
2001 13,210
2002 15,200
2003 14,590
2004 15,490
2005 17,650
2006 19,510
2007 19,310
2008 19,980
2009 17,090
2010 15,630
2011 13,610
2012 12,590
2013 11,900
2014 11,460
2015 12,470
2016 11,750
2017 11,520
2018 10,880

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 29,770
2002 30,600
2003 33,340
2004 32,210
2005 35,360
2006 35,310
2007 38,170
2008 38,680
2009 34,200
2010 30,840
2011 27,580
2012 27,050
2013 26,960
2014 26,590
2015 26,890
2016 25,550
2017 25,810
2018 26,070

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Year Number
2001 42,050
2002 43,310
2003 46,850
2004 44,710
2005 49,470
2006 51,740
2007 60,700
2008 62,720
2009 63,690
2010 57,390
2011 56,330
2012 53,960
2013 55,300
2014 60,160
2015 64,730
2016 67,700
2017 69,830
2018 70,900

Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Year Number
2012 1,438,930
2013 1,463,720
2014 1,507,680
2015 1,554,340
2016 1,578,250
2017 1,596,660
2018 1,614,070

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Year Number
2001 135,250
2002 125,850
2003 117,180
2004 112,830
2005 115,120
2006 118,210
2007 118,780
2008 116,310
2009 112,130
2010 117,510
2011 117,320
2012 119,160
2013 115,410
2014 116,830
2015 124,040
2016 128,570
2017 131,500
2018 131,690

Automotive Technicians and Repairers

Year Number
2012 747,210
2013 755,550
2014 786,200
2015 798,280
2016 809,930
2017 804,200
2018 809,740

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Year Number
2001 168,630
2002 175,370
2003 173,590
2004 162,820
2005 158,160
2006 155,500
2007 152,790
2008 147,200
2009 133,290
2010 129,730
2011 131,040
2012 135,610
2013 134,650
2014 137,140
2015 143,040
2016 143,940
2017 144,320
2018 142,060

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 21,550
2002 19,710
2003 18,550
2004 18,150
2005 17,760
2006 18,650
2007 18,340
2008 18,330
2009 15,920
2010 14,020
2011 13,690
2012 14,780
2013 15,910
2014 15,670
2015 17,160
2016 18,610
2017 20,190
2018 19,640

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Year Number
2001 701,150
2002 687,380
2003 690,780
2004 668,540
2005 654,800
2006 642,360
2007 650,780
2008 649,460
2009 606,990
2010 587,510
2011 589,750
2012 596,830
2013 604,990
2014 633,390
2015 638,080
2016 647,380
2017 639,700
2018 648,050

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Year Number
2001 254,420
2002 254,470
2003 248,450
2004 251,430
2005 248,280
2006 254,850
2007 250,370
2008 248,620
2009 232,810
2010 222,770
2011 222,940
2012 230,030
2013 238,150
2014 243,080
2015 251,750
2016 254,280
2017 260,380
2018 264,860

Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics

Year Number
2012 163,490
2013 170,720
2014 174,690
2015 180,400
2016 180,760
2017 190,100
2018 199,280

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

Year Number
2001 35,420
2002 32,330
2003 33,310
2004 30,770
2005 30,800
2006 29,500
2007 29,660
2008 30,240
2009 30,250
2010 30,300
2011 32,100
2012 34,150
2013 34,840
2014 35,320
2015 37,080
2016 35,110
2017 34,410
2018 34,300

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Year Number
2001 116,260
2002 113,340
2003 115,090
2004 112,000
2005 117,500
2006 119,060
2007 124,180
2008 125,930
2009 120,450
2010 108,540
2011 109,810
2012 110,200
2013 116,590
2014 119,280
2015 121,900
2016 123,570
2017 131,590
2018 140,260

Rail Car Repairers

Year Number
2001 11,860
2002 13,520
2003 15,810
2004 18,140
2005 24,270
2006 23,810
2007 23,190
2008 20,780
2009 20,910
2010 19,280
2011 19,480
2012 19,140
2013 19,290
2014 20,080
2015 21,410
2016 22,090
2017 24,090
2018 24,720

Small Engine Mechanics

Year Number
2012 60,690
2013 62,860
2014 64,860
2015 67,850
2016 69,280
2017 68,300
2018 69,130

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Year Number
2001 18,370
2002 18,550
2003 18,890
2004 17,680
2005 18,190
2006 18,550
2007 19,610
2008 19,640
2009 18,180
2010 16,850
2011 16,770
2012 18,380
2013 19,650
2014 20,210
2015 20,440
2016 20,260
2017 21,160
2018 22,280

Motorcycle Mechanics

Year Number
2001 13,290
2002 13,030
2003 13,690
2004 15,920
2005 16,140
2006 16,700
2007 16,800
2008 16,850
2009 16,070
2010 14,750
2011 15,010
2012 14,950
2013 14,960
2014 15,420
2015 15,850
2016 16,000
2017 15,850
2018 15,090

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Year Number
2001 27,250
2002 25,170
2003 24,740
2004 25,170
2005 24,680
2006 25,560
2007 27,560
2008 26,440
2009 26,010
2010 25,010
2011 26,610
2012 27,350
2013 28,250
2014 29,220
2015 31,560
2016 33,020
2017 31,300
2018 31,760

Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Year Number
2012 118,350
2013 121,020
2014 122,030
2015 132,030
2016 135,430
2017 142,190
2018 139,370

Bicycle Repairers

Year Number
2001 7,730
2002 7,000
2003 6,870
2004 7,750
2005 7,980
2006 8,350
2007 9,130
2008 9,690
2009 9,290
2010 9,530
2011 9,950
2012 10,490
2013 10,450
2014 10,520
2015 12,560
2016 12,560
2017 12,720
2018 12,200

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

Year Number
2001 11,830
2002 12,490
2003 12,520
2004 12,340
2005 13,540
2006 13,560
2007 14,030
2008 13,400
2009 10,860
2010 9,540
2011 10,110
2012 10,970
2013 11,200
2014 10,990
2015 11,970
2016 13,520
2017 14,780
2018 15,560

Tire Repairers and Changers

Year Number
2001 86,200
2002 81,560
2003 82,340
2004 87,110
2005 100,860
2006 103,120
2007 100,510
2008 98,520
2009 92,440
2010 94,120
2011 94,740
2012 96,880
2013 99,370
2014 100,510
2015 107,500
2016 109,350
2017 114,690
2018 111,620

Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2012 2,636,210
2013 2,675,590
2014 2,729,400
2015 2,789,020
2016 2,836,540
2017 2,877,650
2018 2,959,670

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2012 56,060
2013 57,990
2014 58,510
2015 60,440
2016 65,590
2017 68,700
2018 74,400

Mechanical Door Repairers

Year Number
2001 10,510
2002 10,730
2003 10,860
2004 10,470
2005 14,400
2006 15,130
2007 18,280
2008 17,530
2009 15,330
2010 13,240
2011 14,620
2012 15,750
2013 17,050
2014 17,220
2015 17,930
2016 19,840
2017 21,010
2018 22,670

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Year Number
2001 37,740
2002 36,720
2003 37,840
2004 37,260
2005 38,640
2006 42,270
2007 43,160
2008 43,900
2009 42,180
2010 43,430
2011 42,450
2012 40,310
2013 40,940
2014 41,290
2015 42,510
2016 45,740
2017 47,700
2018 51,730

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Year Number
2011 231,160
2012 240,480
2013 251,700
2014 261,390
2015 274,680
2016 294,730
2017 307,060
2018 324,310

Home Appliance Repairers

Year Number
2001 33,640
2002 34,750
2003 37,510
2004 40,300
2005 43,110
2006 42,810
2007 39,130
2008 37,300
2009 34,670
2010 33,180
2011 34,770
2012 34,510
2013 32,920
2014 33,270
2015 33,990
2016 33,480
2017 32,250
2018 31,130

Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers

Year Number
2012 430,030
2013 436,800
2014 445,630
2015 457,380
2016 465,330
2017 467,450
2018 487,640

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Year Number
2001 187,750
2002 179,640
2003 192,300
2004 212,770
2005 234,650
2006 250,810
2007 266,550
2008 280,620
2009 276,230
2010 275,370
2011 292,470
2012 301,560
2013 306,860
2014 313,880
2015 323,280
2016 334,490
2017 341,260
2018 362,440

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

Year Number
2001 98,280
2002 90,500
2003 89,160
2004 84,850
2005 83,220
2006 81,580
2007 78,760
2008 73,650
2009 66,390
2010 69,480
2011 77,980
2012 88,450
2013 89,510
2014 90,730
2015 92,520
2016 89,630
2017 83,520
2018 80,270

Millwrights

Year Number
2001 69,800
2002 67,900
2003 64,910
2004 57,050
2005 53,080
2006 53,320
2007 49,360
2008 46,250
2009 41,640
2010 36,670
2011 37,730
2012 38,050
2013 38,680
2014 39,290
2015 40,030
2016 39,670
2017 41,360
2018 43,810

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

Year Number
2001 3,350
2002 3,330
2003 3,390
2004 3,570
2005 3,250
2006 3,340
2007 2,700
2008 2,450
2009 2,080
2010 2,060
2011 2,040
2012 1,970
2013 1,750
2014 1,730
2015 1,550
2016 1,540
2017 1,310
2018 1,120

Line Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2012 245,480
2013 231,400
2014 228,960
2015 221,740
2016 217,750
2017 223,740
2018 233,010

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 99,140
2002 96,040
2003 95,190
2004 101,760
2005 106,060
2006 110,520
2007 109,990
2008 111,580
2009 108,980
2010 105,540
2011 105,570
2012 112,450
2013 111,350
2014 114,540
2015 115,380
2016 117,670
2017 116,650
2018 114,800

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 168,260
2002 156,160
2003 148,060
2004 144,080
2005 142,560
2006 156,440
2007 160,250
2008 168,050
2009 162,400
2010 156,350
2011 148,930
2012 133,040
2013 120,050
2014 114,420
2015 106,360
2016 100,080
2017 107,090
2018 118,200

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers

Year Number
2012 59,930
2013 64,730
2014 65,810
2015 66,660
2016 68,360
2017 69,700
2018 72,010

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Year Number
2001 5,580
2002 5,220
2003 4,640
2004 3,830
2005 3,160
2006 3,470
2007 3,870
2008 3,820
2009 3,290
2010 2,810
2011 2,650
2012 2,590
2013 3,180
2014 3,150
2015 3,540
2016 3,760
2017 3,650
2018 3,690

Medical Equipment Repairers

Year Number
2001 22,070
2002 21,770
2003 23,500
2004 23,750
2005 27,940
2006 32,100
2007 34,080
2008 34,260
2009 34,550
2010 32,980
2011 34,710
2012 35,740
2013 40,090
2014 41,430
2015 41,060
2016 43,370
2017 43,670
2018 46,320

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Year Number
2001 4,520
2002 4,870
2003 5,550
2004 5,290
2005 4,830
2006 5,120
2007 5,410
2008 5,310
2009 5,580
2010 5,650
2011 6,850
2012 7,130
2013 7,240
2014 7,660
2015 7,730
2016 7,980
2017 8,240
2018 8,450

Watch Repairers

Year Number
2001 3,680
2002 3,710
2003 3,700
2004 3,450
2005 3,080
2006 3,050
2007 2,840
2008 2,770
2009 2,350
2010 2,240
2011 2,480
2012 2,670
2013 2,840
2014 2,390
2015 2,200
2016 1,620
2017 2,130
2018 2,610

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

Year Number
2004 13,500
2005 12,870
2006 12,980
2007 13,640
2008 12,990
2009 13,240
2010 12,640
2011 12,230
2012 11,800
2013 11,390
2014 11,180
2015 12,130
2016 11,640
2017 12,010
2018 10,930

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Year Number
2001 1,232,280
2002 1,212,620
2003 1,230,880
2004 1,267,390
2005 1,307,820
2006 1,310,580
2007 1,308,350
2008 1,305,170
2009 1,268,930
2010 1,217,820
2011 1,225,450
2012 1,230,270
2013 1,249,080
2014 1,282,920
2015 1,314,560
2016 1,332,480
2017 1,351,210
2018 1,384,240

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Year Number
2012 3,200
2013 3,290
2014 3,710
2015 3,950
2016 4,580
2017 4,390
2018 5,580

Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Year Number
2012 336,260
2013 347,690
2014 349,210
2015 355,620
2016 354,250
2017 353,160
2018 347,350

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

Year Number
2001 33,100
2002 33,520
2003 35,370
2004 37,230
2005 39,570
2006 39,440
2007 42,150
2008 41,280
2009 38,470
2010 36,240
2011 36,940
2012 36,080
2013 33,250
2014 30,840
2015 32,250
2016 33,600
2017 34,010
2018 32,920

Commercial Divers

Year Number
2001 3,050
2002 2,930
2003 2,690
2004 2,230
2005 2,310
2006 2,680
2007 1,980
2008 2,370
2009 3,030
2010 3,720
2011 3,760
2012 3,480
2013 3,600
2014 3,620
2015 3,450
2016 3,370
2017 3,280
2018 3,380

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

Year Number
2001 2,090
2002 2,030
2003 1,720
2004 2,150
2005 2,140
2006 1,280
2007 990
2008 960
2009 840
2010 690
2011 760
2012 770
2013 800
2014 710
2015 620
2016 550
2017 390
2018 400

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

Year Number
2001 13,450
2002 18,970
2003 19,340
2004 15,540
2005 16,080
2006 17,870
2007 18,750
2008 18,500
2009 16,910
2010 15,850
2011 16,200
2012 16,190
2013 17,400
2014 17,090
2015 17,800
2016 18,640
2017 17,500
2018 16,970

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

Year Number
2001 14,140
2002 13,780
2003 13,160
2004 12,150
2005 10,120
2006 9,520
2007 9,150
2008 8,290
2009 6,780
2010 5,760
2011 4,320
2012 3,310
2013 3,510
2014 3,280
2015 3,650
2016 3,200
2017 2,750
2018 2,920

Riggers

Year Number
2001 15,340
2002 13,770
2003 12,550
2004 12,480
2005 11,840
2006 12,010
2007 12,390
2008 13,490
2009 13,310
2010 13,660
2011 13,750
2012 14,690
2013 17,330
2014 20,350
2015 22,790
2016 21,020
2017 21,000
2018 20,970

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Year Number
2001 8,550
2002 7,990
2003 8,680
2004 7,780
2005 6,100
2006 5,980
2007 6,090
2008 6,570
2009 6,450
2010 7,400
2011 8,300
2012 8,600
2013 7,960
2014 7,880
2015 8,190
2016 8,680
2017 8,300
2018 7,730

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Year Number
2001 148,390
2002 148,770
2003 148,890
2004 157,310
2005 158,520
2006 159,110
2007 153,320
2008 149,350
2009 135,880
2010 123,220
2011 122,820
2012 124,370
2013 127,820
2014 126,980
2015 124,220
2016 118,720
2017 112,080
2018 105,040

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 137,650
2005 135,560
2006 130,260
2007 141,980
2008 139,100
2009 127,060
2012 128,770
2013 136,010
2014 138,460
2015 142,650
2016 146,460
2017 153,850
2018 157,030