WIRED Occupation Report
for Farm Equipment Mechanics (49-3041) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, dairy equipment, and irrigation systems. Exclude "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).
Employment Projections for Farm Equipment Mechanics in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Farm Equipment Mechanics in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
State of Oregon License Information for Farm Equipment Mechanics No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Current Job Openings for Farm Equipment Mechanics in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 3 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 3 are listed below.
Major Industries of Employment for Farm Equipment Mechanics in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Educational Requirements for Farm Equipment Mechanics Workers typically need a high school diploma or equivalent to enter this occupation. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, long-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Farm Equipment Mechanics
Schools and Training Providers for Farm Equipment Mechanics The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:
Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Farm Equipment Mechanics No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Farm Equipment Mechanics in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational experience is largely self-reported. Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region. Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Farm Equipment Mechanics matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.