Career Outlook for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

Also known as:  Agricultural Equipment Mechanic, Combine Mechanic, Dairy Equipment Mechanic, Dairy Equipment Repairer, Harvester Mechanic, Irrigation Equipment Mechanic, Milking Machine Mechanic, Tractor Mechanic
The overall job outlook for Farm Equipment Mechanic or Service Technician careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.53 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.25 percent per year. Demand for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 3,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.28 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians in the following states
Iowa 2,620
California 2,350
Texas 1,870
Nebraska 1,770
Illinois 1,450
Wisconsin 1,420
Minnesota 1,410
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
New Hampshire 50
West Virginia 50
Nevada 50
Delaware 60
Utah 100
Maine 100
New Jersey 110
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