Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.
Education: Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
OJT: Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Disassemble entertainment equipment and repair or replace loose, worn, or defective components and wiring, using hand tools and soldering irons. Install, service, and repair electronic equipment or instruments such as televisions, radios, and videocassette recorders. Calibrate and test equipment, and locate circuit and component faults, using hand and power tools and measuring and testing instruments such as resistance meters and oscilloscopes. Confer with customers to determine the nature of problems or to explain repairs. Tune or adjust equipment and instruments to obtain optimum visual or auditory reception, according to specifications, manuals, and drawings. Instruct customers on the safe and proper use of equipment. Compute cost estimates for labor and materials. Read and interpret electronic circuit diagrams, function block diagrams, specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals. Keep records of work orders and test and maintenance reports. Make service calls to repair units in customers' homes, or return units to shops for major repairs.
License: License not required.
Outlook: poor
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $10.55   Entry $21,950.00
Mean $15.23   Mean $31,681.00
Experience $17.57 Experience $36,542.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
Occupational Videos
49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers