Industrial Machinery Mechanics


Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Exclude 'Millwrights' (49-9044), 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' (49-3042), and 'Maintenance Workers, Machinery' (49-9043) who perform only routine tasks.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Machinery, Equipment, And Supplies
  2. Soap, Cleaners, And Toilet Goods
  3. Greeting Cards
  4. Motor Vehicles And Equipment
  5. Engines And Turbines

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,960 18.80 13.89 21.26 39,110 28,900 44,220
St Joseph MSA 110 17.82 14.64 19.41 37,070 30,460 40,370
Springfield MSA 300 17.65 14.56 19.20 36,720 30,290 39,940
St Louis MSA 1,440 20.52 15.08 23.24 42,680 31,370 48,330
Kansas City* 440 19.92 15.27 22.24 41,428 31,756 46,263
Central Region* 270 16.54 12.13 18.75 34,407 25,226 38,997
Northeast Region* 70 18.38 14.70 20.22 38,235 30,584 42,060
Northwest Region* 240 17.21 12.78 19.42 35,789 26,581 40,393
Ozark Region* 300 17.65 14.56 19.20 36,720 30,286 39,937
Southeast Region* 200 20.86 14.38 24.10 43,382 29,909 50,119
Southwest Region* 150 14.72 12.01 16.07 30,612 24,987 33,425
St. Charles* 60 20.49 15.30 23.08 42,613 31,818 48,011
St. Louis City* 290 22.34 17.23 24.90 46,477 35,831 51,799
St. Louis County* 600 19.03 14.48 21.30 39,582 30,124 44,311
West Central Region* 200 17.95 13.91 19.96 37,326 28,940 41,519
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 70 19.92 15.79 21.99 41,440 32,851 45,735

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 3,250 3,530 280 8.62 116 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,220 1,310 90 7.38 42 Great
St Louis MSA 1,300 1,360 60 4.62 41 Good
Central Region* 300 280 -20 -6.67 8 Fair
Northeast Region* 140 150 10 7.14 6 Great
Northwest Region* 100 90 -10 -10.00 3 Fair
Ozark Region* 240 260 20 8.33 9 Good
Southeast Region* 240 230 -10 -4.17 6 Fair
Southwest Region* 230 250 20 8.70 7 Great
West Central Region* 190 180 -10 -5.26 5 Fair

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other