Home Electronic Repairers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
111300
100099
Home Electronic Repairers

Home Electronic Repairers - 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

About 13% of home electronic repairers are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Electronics and appliance stores
  • Electronics repair shops

Outlook

Growth for this occupation is expected to decline. Improvements in electronic equipment designs are making it easier for people to repair the equipment themselves. The increased use of disposable tool parts are also expected to reduce the need for home electronic repairers. Newer electronics also require less repairs.

Job openings will occur as workers retire or take higher paying jobs in other occupations that require electronics experience. Opportunities will be best for repairers who have experience, knowledge of electronics, and good customer service skills.

Home Electronic Repairers (CIS 100099)

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Illinois
1,899
Small
&
2.7%
5.8%
>>>>
202
Few
  Champaign Area
28
Small
&
14.3%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
27
Small
&
7.4%
5.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Cook County
721
Small
&
1.9%
5.6%
>>>>
76
Few
  Decatur Area
19
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
99
Small
&
4.0%
9.7%
>>>>
11
Few
  Du Page County
250
Small
&
1.2%
5.4%
>>>>
26
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
33
Small
&
9.1%
5.1%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
11
Very small
&
9.1%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
25
Small
&
-4.0%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
173
Medium
&
2.9%
8.6%
>>>>
18
Moderate
  McHenry County
49
Medium
&
14.3%
6.8%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
21
Small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
41
Small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
84
Small
&
0.0%
7.3%
>>>>
9
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
28
Small
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
3
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
26
Small
&
3.8%
5.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Rockford Area
49
Small
&
8.2%
7.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
11
Very small
&
-9.1%
2.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
34
Small
&
5.9%
4.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
48
Small
&
4.2%
6.4%
>>>>
5
Few
  Vermilion County
5
Very small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
105
Medium
&
5.7%
9.1%
>>>>
12
Moderate
United States
29,700
Small
&
-3.0%
3.7%
>>>>
2,600
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.