Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (SOC 49-9043) 

OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE 
General Job Description 


Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

For more information about this career view the O*NET Summary Report. Method of Entry typically requires the completion of high school or an equivalent program resulting in the award of a high school diploma or an equivalent, such as the General Educational Development (GED) credential. 


Use of Advanced Technology

 
Every occupation includes some relationship between job duties and the use of advanced technology -- defined as work activities and environments that incorporate complex electronics as found in computers, lasers, robotics, digital devices, satellites, etc. While basic computer skills such as "keyboarding" apply to an increasing number of occupations, each has different levels of technology interface. Industrial Maintenance Mechanics is classified as an occupation whose job duties do not rely on the use of technology. 

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK 


West Central Local Workforce Development Area Labor Market Information 


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Average Hourly Wage 2013: $20.34
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Texas Labor Market Information 


Texas Employment 2012: 
Projected Texas Employment 2022: 15,130
Absolute Change 2012 - 2022: 
Percent Change 2012 - 2022: 
Average Hourly Wage 2013: $20.94
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National Labor Market Information

 
National Employment 2012: 90,000
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Percent Change 2012 - 2022: 
Average Hourly Wage 2013: $21.42
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Additional Labor Market Information 


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