Watch and Clock Repairers

Watch and clock repairers clean, adjust, repair, and regulate watches, clocks, chronometers, electronic timepieces, and related instruments. Watch and clock repairers work in department and jewelry stores, at home, or in repair shops. Currently there are approximately 2,840 watch and clock repairers in the United States.

Quick Facts
Duties Clean, adjust, repair, and regulate watches, clocks, electronic timepieces, and related instruments
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, urban areas
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
Experience Completion of one to three years' postsecondary training required
  • Business Management
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Problem-Solving
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Watch/Clock Repair Shop Owner
  • Supervisor or Service Manager
  • Watch and Clock Repairer
  • Watch/Clock Repair Shop Helper

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