There are currently an estimated 14,500 radio mechanics in the United States. The radio mechanic job market is expected to grow by 5.5% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are radio mechanics?

CareerExplorer rates radio mechanics with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,900 radio mechanics. That number is based on 800 additional radio mechanics, and the retirement of 7,100 existing radio mechanics.

What’s the supply of radio mechanics?

The radio mechanic industry is concentrated in Texas, California, Washington

Radio Mechanic job market by state

State Name Employed Radio Mechanics
Texas 2,160
California 1,410
Washington 570
Virginia 570
Ohio 550
Massachusetts 520
Colorado 510
Pennsylvania 500
Florida 490
Arizona 470
Oklahoma 470
Tennessee 450
Maryland 440
Alabama 430
New York 410
New Jersey 340
Illinois 310
Missouri 310
Puerto Rico 300
Oregon 300
Indiana 270
North Carolina 260
Nevada 210
Michigan 190
Kansas 160
South Carolina 160
Connecticut 140
Hawaii 110
Mississippi 100
Kentucky 100
Utah 90
Wisconsin 80
Wyoming 80
Louisiana 80
Iowa 80
Delaware 70
Maine 60
New Hampshire 50
Arkansas 30