Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers



Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 10022$13.57/hr$10.02/hr$10.76/hr$12.24/hr$15.82/hr$18.70/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction390$17.40/hr
Manufacturing100$16.85/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities430$13.43/hr
Financial Activities40$14.77/hr
Professional and Business Services20$15.08/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services240$10.54/hr
Public Administration180$13.14/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$12.07/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$11.05/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$13.77/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$17.50/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 40$13.42/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$11.09/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 60$12.90/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$11.46/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 90$11.66/hr12.2%
St Cloud MN MSA 100$11.36/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$11.91/hr6.6%
Northwest Minnesota 100$12.24/hr12.1%
Northwest Balance of State 120$12.03/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 170$13.55/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 200$14.29/hr11.4%
Southeast Minnesota 210$13.63/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 630$14.80/hr3.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 770$15.20/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,420$13.56/hr6.6%




  • Tend and observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation.
  • Transfer tools, parts, equipment, and supplies to and from work stations and other areas.
  • Position vehicles, machinery, equipment, physical structures, and other objects for assembly or installation, using hand tools, power tools, and moving equipment.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines, and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks.
  • Adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand or power tools.
  • Hold or supply tools, parts, equipment, and supplies for other workers.
  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Clean or lubricate vehicles, machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work areas, and other objects, using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment.
  • Adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand or power tools.