With technical skills and good work ethics, employment in this field will be easy to obtain.

INTRODUCTION

A major appliance repair is becoming a highly technical field. With the ever increasing popularity of computers and the internet, home appliances are being developed to incorporate this demand. Appliances are now controlled by computer boards; even some model refrigerators have computer screens with internet access. With these new changes in the industry and the demand for services, highly qualified and skilled technicians are constantly sought after. The number of home appliances is expected to grow as the number of households and businesses increase.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment of the home appliance repair technicians will increase by 2% from 2012 to 2022. Although employment of self-employed home repair technicians is projected to decline, employment of wage and salary workers will increase about as fast as average. Opening your own business is quite easy with some experience.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • A/C & Refrigeration Technician
  • Appliance Installer
  • Kitchen Technician
  • Laundry Technician
  • Parts Counter
  • Technician Helper

SALARY

The median wage for Appliance Repair Mechanics is $16.90 hourly, $35,150 annually. The projected growth of the industry is expected to have a little or no change through the year 2022.