Career Outlook for Elevator Installers and Repairers

Also known as:  Elevator Adjuster, Elevator Constructor, Elevator Installer, Elevator Mechanic, Elevator Repair and Maintenance Technician, Elevator Service Technician, Escalator Installer, Escalator Mechanic, Escalator Service Mechanic, Freight Elevator Erector
The overall job outlook for Elevator Installer or Repairer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 3.22 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.54 percent per year. Demand for Elevator Installers and Repairers is expected to go up, with an expected 6,670 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.08 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Elevator Installers and Repairers in the following states
New York 3,750
Texas 1,880
California 1,780
Maryland 1,430
Florida 1,170
Pennsylvania 1,140
New Jersey 960
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Elevator Installers and Repairers
New Hampshire 30
Vermont 40
District of Columbia 50
Oregon 70
Wisconsin 80
North Dakota 110
Nebraska 120