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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers



Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 6010$23.25/hr$14.98/hr$18.80/hr$23.89/hr$25.44/hr$31.19/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction40$24.53/hr
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities320$21.99/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Other Services170$25.50/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$23.73/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$23.05/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$19.07/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$24.00/hr-6.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$23.41/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$23.75/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$23.01/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$24.00/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$23.89/hr-9.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 320$25.58/hr-2.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 340$25.78/hrN/A
Minnesota 530$24.20/hr-6.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 12,930$24.23/hr-5.4%
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 550$22.89/hr-1.2%
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 280$23.89/hr-13.1%


  • Maintain stocks of parts used in on-site installation, maintenance, and repair of appliances.
  • Contact supervisors or offices to receive repair assignments.
  • Trace electrical circuits, following diagrams, and conduct tests with circuit testers and other equipment to locate shorts and grounds.
  • Refer to schematic drawings, product manuals, and troubleshooting guides to diagnose and repair problems.
  • Talk to customers or refer to work orders to establish the nature of appliance malfunctions.
  • Instruct customers regarding operation and care of appliances, and provide information such as emergency service numbers.
  • Level refrigerators, adjust doors, and connect water lines to water pipes for ice makers and water dispensers, using hand tools.
  • Observe and test operation of appliances following installation, and make any initial installation adjustments that are necessary.
  • Refer to schematic drawings, product manuals, and troubleshooting guides to diagnose and repair problems.
  • Reassemble units after repairs are made, making adjustments and cleaning and lubricating parts as needed.