Learn about the types of people who become computer repair technicians. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Employment Type Mix, 2023
61% of computer repair technicians work in full-time roles while 39% work part-time.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2023
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a computer repair technician. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming computer repair technicians at a ratio of 5.09 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2023
17% of computer repair technicians are female and 83% are male.
Gender Bias, 2023
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a computer repair technician and the actual gender mix of people in the career.
If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a computer repair technician and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are more men interested in becoming a computer repair technician than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of computer repair technicians are White, making up 55% of the population. The next highest segments are Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish and Black or African American, making up 15% and 10% respectively.