Installation & Maintenance
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations include a wide range of jobs in the automotive industry, HVAC, and avionics. Opportunities in these areas are expected to increase over the next decade by 6%, which reflects the average across all occupational categories. In 2015, the median annual wage for installation, maintenance and repair positions fell around $42,790, slightly higher than the median across all occupations.
Some of these positions require on-the-job training, and some require two or four-year degrees, plus experience at the apprentice level. For detailed job descriptions and more information about how to succeed in this field, take a look at our installation and maintenance occupation overview.