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Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Overview

Industrial machinery mechanics—often called machinery maintenance mechanics, maintenance machinists, 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 323,280 industrial machinery mechanics employed in the United States. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Apprenticeship

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Supervisor

Machinist or Master Mechanic

Skilled Mechanic

Journeyman Mechanic

Apprentice Machinery Mechanic

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