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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $28.03
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Industrial Machinery Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$20.81 $26.15 $31.80
Minnesota
$23.07 $28.03 $33.58
Central Minnesota
$23.47 $27.76 $33.49
Northeast Minnesota
$28.60 $33.21 $36.66
Northwest Minnesota
$19.48 $23.60 $29.40
Southeast Minnesota
$21.67 $25.53 $29.38
Southwest Minnesota
$20.64 $23.99 $28.16
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.34 $28.92 $34.66

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 7,050 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Industrial Machinery Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 6,893 new Industrial Machinery Mechanics to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 381,500 400,800 19,400 5.1%
Minnesota 6,824 7,263 439 6.4%
Central Minnesota 749 775 26 3.5%
Northeast Minnesota 601 615 14 2.3%
Northwest Minnesota 530 584 54 10.2%
Southeast Minnesota 544 603 59 10.8%
Southwest Minnesota 869 969 100 11.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,533 3,678 145 4.1%


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