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Employment: Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers




Electrical and electronics installers and repairers held about 172,000 jobs in 2002. The following tabulation breaks down their employment by occupational specialty:

Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 85,000
Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers 31,000
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 21,000
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles 18,000
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment 18,000

Many repairers worked for utilities, building equipment contractors, machinery and equipment repair shops, wholesalers, the Federal Government, retailers of automotive parts and accessories, rail transportation companies, and manufacturers of electrical, electronic, and transportation equipment.