Repair and Maintenance

OJT for Repair and Maintenance: NAICS 811

The Repair and Maintenance subsector is part of the Other Services (except public administration) sector.

The Repair and Maintenance subsector includes the following industries:

  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  • Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
  • Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance

Subsector Context

The following chart breaks down the parent sector into its subsectors. It shows the percentage of people that these subsectors employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these subsectors through 2026.

Largest Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Subsector, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 244.8 17.8 5.5 Postsecondary nondegree award Short-term on-the-job training
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 163.0 11.8 11.5 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Automotive body and related repairers 108.6 7.9 6.7 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers 56.8 4.1 9.3 High school diploma or equivalent None
Automotive and watercraft service attendants 49.7 3.6 11.8 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Office clerks, general 49.1 3.6 -2.6 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Industrial machinery mechanics 46.7 3.4 14.8 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
General and operations managers 38.7 2.8 8.8 Unknown Unknown
Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive 31.4 2.3 -7.8 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 31.4 2.3 17.1 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training

Growth Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Subsector, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Wind turbine service technicians 3.1 0.2 128.7 Some college, no degree Long-term on-the-job training
Financial managers 1.1 0.1 19.6 Bachelor’s degree None
Market research analysts and marketing specialists 0.5 0.0 18.2 Bachelor’s degree None
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 31.4 2.3 17.1 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Millwrights 2.4 0.2 15.0 High school diploma or equivalent Apprenticeship
Boilermakers 0.9 0.1 15.0 High school diploma or equivalent Apprenticeship
Software developers, applications 0.6 0.0 15.0 Bachelor’s degree None
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 0.4 0.0 15.0 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Insulation workers, mechanical 0.2 0.0 15.0 High school diploma or equivalent Apprenticeship
Structural iron and steel workers 0.2 0.0 15.0 High school diploma or equivalent Apprenticeship

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