Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industrial machinery mechanics, often called machinery maintenance mechanics or industrial machinery repairers, inspect, maintain, repair, and adjust industrial production and processing machinery and equipment to ensure its proper operation in various industries. There are approximately 287,700 industrial machinery mechanics employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Apprenticeship
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
  • Math
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Problem-Solving
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification None