H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Excludes "Rail Car Repairers" (49-3043) and "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
High school diploma or equivalent
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Long-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
886
975
10.05%
97
$23.30
$48,470
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High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
392
432
10.2%
43
$24.72
$51,400
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Lincoln MSA
162
180
11.11%
18
$24.59
$51,145
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Grand Island MSA
62
69
11.29%
7
$22.65
$47,112
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Central
49
56
14.29%
6
$19.77
$41,122
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Mid-Plains
70
74
5.71%
6
$22.89
$47,610
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Northeast
54
62
14.81%
7
$19.82
$41,222
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Panhandle
69
71
2.9%
6
$19.75
$41,082
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High Demand Job
Sandhills
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
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Southeast
19
21
10.53%
2
$23.81
$49,521
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High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.