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.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. New And Used Car Dealers

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,460 12.09 7.76 14.25 25,140 16,150 29,640
Joplin MSA 110 13.57 8.66 16.02 28,220 18,000 33,320
St Joseph MSA 20 11.85 8.16 13.70 24,650 16,970 28,490
Springfield MSA 140 11.45 7.70 13.32 23,820 16,030 27,710
St Louis MSA 1,010 12.30 8.39 14.25 25,580 17,450 29,650
Kansas City* 560 13.09 8.40 15.43 27,223 17,467 32,100
Central Region* 230 11.91 7.71 14.01 24,779 16,039 29,149
Northeast Region* 80 11.90 9.01 13.34 24,744 18,737 27,748
Northwest Region* 40 11.44 7.68 13.32 23,792 15,971 27,703
Ozark Region* 170 11.36 7.86 13.11 23,621 16,339 27,261
Southeast Region* 280 11.64 6.27 14.33 24,219 13,041 29,809
Southwest Region* 150 12.38 7.80 14.67 25,755 16,233 30,517
St. Charles* 70 12.92 10.39 14.18 26,874 21,615 29,504
St. Louis City* 140 13.36 8.90 15.60 27,797 18,506 32,442
St. Louis County* 560 11.43 8.20 13.05 23,780 17,060 27,140
West Central Region* 60 11.47 8.57 12.93 23,866 17,828 26,884
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 40 15.93 11.39 18.20 33,135 23,691 37,857

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,110 2,440 330 15.64 141 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,000 1,130 130 13.00 65 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 1,250 1,370 120 9.60 76 Great
Central Region* 180 200 20 11.11 12 Great
Northeast Region* 60 70 10 16.67 3 Good
Northwest Region* 50 60 10 20.00 3 Good
Ozark Region* 120 140 20 16.67 9 Great
South Central Region* 40 50 10 25.00 3 Good
Southeast Region* 90 100 10 11.11 6 Good
Southwest Region* 110 120 10 9.09 7 Outstanding
West Central Region* 70 70 .00 4 Good

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



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology