• Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 51,470
    $33,720 range bar $76,550
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Industrial machinery mechanics maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery like conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment.

What do they typically do

  • Analyze test results and other information to diagnose equipment problems
  • Take machinery and equipment apart when there is a problem
  • Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, or machinery
  • Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
  • Reassemble equipment after completing inspections, testing, or repairs
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning parts

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.1%
Job Opening 1,144

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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