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Occupational Report for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers (49-2011) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

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Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Employment Outlook for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a much slower rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers There are 4 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Service Representative 10/6/14 Medford $15.00/hr to $17.00/hr
Field Service Tech 10/3/14 Hillsboro DOE
Printer Service Technician 9/5/14 Portland $14.50/hr to $15.50/hr DOE
Copier Service Technician / Willing to train 8/20/14 Baker City N/A DOE
Job Openings from the Web for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 5 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 5 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Copier Service Technician 10/20/14 Bend
Messenger / Driver / Armed Service Technician Portland 10/2/14 Portland Loomis
Copier Repair Referral Service 9/8/14 Portland Felx
Copier Service Technician 8/20/14 Baker City
Digital Technician (Copier Repair) 8/13/14 Medford Canon Solutions America
State of Oregon License Information for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $10.37 $12.94 $16.49 $21.40 $26.09 $17.39 $36,178
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 10.84 12.80 15.11 17.12 18.41 15.04 31,295
Multnomah / Washington 11.08 13.56 17.55 22.17 26.56 18.09 37,614
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 10.61 12.31 15.77 19.82 23.08 16.35 34,005
Lane 9.27 9.50 14.15 18.57 22.92 14.97 31,147
Jackson / Josephine 10.17 11.03 12.79 14.90 18.54 13.50 28,062
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 10.41 12.37 14.39 20.43 24.00 16.21 33,720
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,599 1,715 116 7.3% 12 33 45
Multnomah / Washington 712 752 40 5.6% 4 15 19
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 169 184 15 8.9% 2 4 6
Lane 113 120 7 6.2% 1 2 3
Clackamas 102 111 9 8.8% 1 2 3
Jackson / Josephine 58 59 1 1.7% 0 1 1
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 54 56 2 3.7% 0 1 1
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 48 49 1 2.1% 0 1 1
Coos / Curry 26 26 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Douglas 21 23 2 9.5% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 18 19 1 5.6% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 16 18 2 12.5% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 9 9 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 7 8 1 14.3% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 1 1 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,599
Total All Industries Private 1,572
Manufacturing Private 29
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 18
Wholesale Trade Private 563
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 462
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 457
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 96
Retail Trade Private 497
Electronics and Appliance Stores Private 397
Miscellaneous Store Retailers Private 100
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores Private 95
Information Private 42
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services Private 36
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services Private 36
Finance and Insurance Private 30
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 28
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 23
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 21
Rental and Leasing Services Private 21
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing Private 21
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 168
Computer Systems Design and Related Services Private 168
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 29
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 19
Administrative and Support Services Private 19
Other Services (except Government) Private 164
Repair and Maintenance Private 145
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance Private 145
Personal and Laundry Services Private 19
Other Personal Services Private 19
Total All Industries Local 24
Educational Services Local 24
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 24
Educational Requirements for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
  • Ability To Deal With Difficult Or Angry People
  • Apply Alternating Current (Ac) Theory
  • Apply Analog Electronics Theory
  • Apply Electronic Principles
  • Apply Microwave Principles
  • Apply Robotics Systems Technology
  • Assemble Gear Systems
  • Assemble Small Objects And Parts
  • Calibrate Business Machines
  • Calibrate Electronic Instruments
  • Configure Computers In Industrial Or Manufacturing Setting
  • Diagnose And Correct Malfunctions In Electrical And Electronic Equipment
  • Estimate Cost, Time, And Materials Needed For Repairs
  • Estimate Time Needed For Project
  • Evaluate And Recommend Office Equipment
  • Explain Business Machine Problems And Repairs To Customers
  • Fit Bearings
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Inspect, Repair And Clean Office Or Vending Equipment
  • Install And Repair Electronic Equipment
  • Install Computers In Industrial Or Manufacturing Setting
  • Install Measuring And Control Devices
  • Install Office, Vending And Related Equipment
  • Interpret And Apply Service And Repair Manuals
  • Interpret Detailed Electronic Design Specifications
  • Interpret Technical Information For Electronic Repair Work
  • Maintain Computers And Related Equipment
  • Maintain Duplicating Equipment
  • Maintain Tools And Equipment Used In Industrial Repair
  • Manage Inventories And Supplies
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Modify Electrical And Electronic Equipment
  • Operate Electronic Calibration Devices
  • Operate Soldering Equipment
  • Order Parts
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Read Repair Work Orders
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Repair And Maintain Measuring And Control Devices
  • Repair And Replace Defective Electronic Parts
  • Repair Computer Controlled Manufacturing Systems
  • Repair Computers
  • Repair Distributive Control System In Industrial Or Manufacturing Plant
  • Repair Electromechanical Devices
  • Repair Solid State, Tube And Integrated Circuits
  • Repair, Maintain Or Install Automated Teller Machines
  • Solder Electronic Components Or Electrical Connections
  • Test Mechanical Products And Equipment After Repair Or Assembly
  • Use Computers As Tools In Computer And Electronics Repair
  • Use Digital Electronics Knowledge In Repair Work
  • Use Electronic Test Equipment
  • Use Metric System
  • Use Precision Measuring Devices In Mechanical Repair Work
  • Use Voltmeter And Ohmmeter
Schools and Training Providers for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Chemeketa Community College