Bench Technicians


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Central, West Central, East Central, North Central, Northeast, Northern Stateline, Northwest, Southeast, Southern, Southwest, Statewide
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100065
Bench Technicians

Bench Technicians - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Federal government agencies (Department of Defense)
  • State and local government agencies
  • Electrical contractors
  • Precision instrument repair companies
  • Electrical equipment wholesalers

Outlook

Growth will be slower than average for this occupation. Industrial electronics equipment is becoming more reliable and requires fewer repairs.

Job openings will occur as people retire or leave this occupation.

Industrial Electronics Repairers (CIS 100065)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,058
Small
&
4.6%
5.8%
>>>>
190
Few
  Champaign Area
24
Small
&
8.3%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
42
Small
&
4.8%
5.0%
>>>>
4
Few
  Cook County
782
Small
&
4.5%
5.6%
>>>>
73
Few
  Decatur Area
18
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
133
Medium
&
9.8%
9.7%
>>>>
13
Few
  Du Page County
260
Medium
&
2.7%
5.4%
>>>>
23
Few
  Edwardsville Area
50
Small
&
-10.0%
5.1%
>>>>
4
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
11
Very small
&
9.1%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
25
Small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
120
Small
&
10.0%
8.6%
>>>>
12
Few
  McHenry County
53
Medium
&
9.4%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
27
Small
&
7.4%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
63
Medium
&
6.3%
3.6%
>>>>
6
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
88
Small
&
8.0%
7.3%
>>>>
9
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
21
Small
&
4.8%
4.3%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
35
Small
&
-2.9%
5.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Rockford Area
68
Small
&
10.3%
7.6%
>>>>
7
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
11
Very small
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
29
Small
&
3.4%
4.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
56
Small
&
8.9%
6.4%
>>>>
6
Few
  Vermilion County
7
Very small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
105
Medium
&
9.5%
9.1%
>>>>
11
Few
United States
61,200
Medium
&
2.0%
3.7%
>>>>
4,300
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.