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.
About 13% of watch repairers are self-employed.
- Jewelry stores
- Watch repair shops
- Watch manufacturers
Demand for this occupation will decline. During the 1970s, inexpensive electronic watches were introduced. Many people began buying new watches instead of repairing their watches. Today fewer people wear watches than in the past. Instead they use a cell phone or other mobile device. If this trend continues, the number of watches bought and repaired may decline.
Many watchmakers will retire soon. Job openings will occur as this happens.
||State-level data is not available for this CIS occupation.