Watch Repairers

What Watch and Clock repairers Do

Repair, clean, and adjust mechanisms of timing instruments, such as watches and clocks. Includes watchmakers, watch technicians, and mechanical timepiece repairers. Excludes Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters.

Watch and Clock repairer Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 2,800
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $44,250

Job Outlook for Watch and Clock repairers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -700
  • Growth rate: -25 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Watch and Clock repairer

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

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