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Maintenance and Repair Workers


What Maintenance and Repair Workers Do

General maintenance and repair workers fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They paint, repair flooring, and work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems. General maintenance and repair workers often carry out many different tasks in a single day. 


How to Become a General Maintenance and Repair Worker
Jobs in this occupation typically do not require any formal education beyond high school. General maintenance and repair workers often learn their skills on the job. They start by doing simple tasks and watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers.


Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for general maintenance and repair workers was $36,630 in May 2015. Employment of general maintenance and repair workers is projected to grow 6 percent by 2024.


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