Learn about the types of people who become facility maintenance mechanics. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Employment Type Mix, 2022
97% of facility maintenance mechanics work in full-time roles while 3% work part-time.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2022
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a facility maintenance mechanic. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming facility maintenance mechanics at a ratio of 5.37 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2022
7% of facility maintenance mechanics are female and 93% are male.
Gender Bias, 2022
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a facility maintenance mechanic 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 facility maintenance mechanic and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are more women interested in becoming a facility maintenance mechanic 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 facility maintenance mechanics are White, making up 73% of the population. The next highest segments are Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish and Other, making up 11% and 7% respectively.