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 13032$14.68/hr$10.28/hr$11.34/hr$14.07/hr$17.50/hr$19.66/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction240$17.01/hr
Manufacturing80$16.97/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities260$14.55/hr
Financial Activities70$16.55/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services10$17.38/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services200$10.27/hr
Public Administration200$13.42/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/A$11.53/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$14.37/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$15.47/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$16.43/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 30$11.61/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$14.93/hr6.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$15.20/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$11.41/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$12.17/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 70$12.32/hr12.2%
St Cloud MN MSA 70$11.62/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$11.21/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 80$12.05/hr11.8%
Northwest Balance of State 100$13.48/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 130$14.07/hr12.1%
Central Minnesota 150$12.49/hr11.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 570$15.23/hr3.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 680$14.94/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,070$14.00/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.