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Elevator Installer and Repair Jobs Aberdeen SD

Employment of elevator installers and repairers is expected to increase 9 percent during the 2008–18 decade. Demand for additional elevator installers depends greatly on growth in nonresidential construction, such as commercial office buildings and stores that have elevators and escalators.

Cornerstones Career Learning Center -Aberdeen Office
(605) 626-2298
420 South Roosevelt
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Department Of Labor - Aberdeen Local Office
(605) 626-2340
420 South Roosevelt St.
Aberdeen, SD
 
Aberdeen Area Career Planning Center
(605) 626-2298
420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Cornerstones Career Learning Center -Aberdeen Office
(605) 626-2298
420 South Roosevelt
Aberdeen, SD
 
Int'l Brthd Elec Wkrs 650
(605) 343-0954
922 1/2 E Saint Patrick St
Rapid City, SD
 
Machinist Union Dist Lodge 5
(605) 226-1263
617 S 15th St
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Career Center
(605) 626-2340
420 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Employment Usa
(605) 226-2116
714 S Main St Ste 1
Aberdeen, SD
 
South Dakota Department Of Labor - Winner Local Office
(605) 842-0474
313 South Main Street
Winner, SD
 
Employment Usa
(605) 226-2116
714 S Main St Ste 1
Aberdeen, SD
 

Elevator Installer and Repair Jobs


Career Outlook

Even with average job growth, excellent job opportunities are expected in this occupation.

Employment change. Employment of elevator installers and repairers is expected to increase 9 percent during the 2008–18 decade. Demand for additional elevator installers depends greatly on growth in nonresidential construction, such as commercial office buildings and stores that have elevators and escalators. This sector of the construction industry is expected to grow during the decade as the economy expands. In addition, the need to continually maintain, update and repair old equipment, provide access to the disabled, and install increasingly sophisticated equipment and controls should add to the demand for elevator installers and repairers. Another factor causing the demand for elevator installers and repairers to increase is a growing number of elderly people who require easier access to their homes through stair lifts and residential elevators.

Job prospects. Workers who seek to enter this occupation should have excellent opportunities. Elevator installer and repairer jobs have relatively high earnings and good benefits. However, it is the dangerous and physically challenging nature of this occupation and the significant training it requires that reduce the number of applicants and create better opportunities for those who apply. Job prospects should be best for those with postsecondary education in electronics or experience in the military.

Elevators, escalators, lifts, moving walkways, and related equipment need to be kept in good working condition year round every year, so employment of elevator repairers is less affected by economic downturns and seasonality than employment in other construction trades. Alth...

Career Overview

Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

Salary for Elevator Installers and Repairers



 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $53,650
($25.79)
$81,970
($39.41)
$67,750
($32.57)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available

Majors for this Career

  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

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