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Watch and Clock Repairer

Watch repairer using tweezers to adjust a watch's mechanism

Watch and clock repairers clean, service, repair and sometimes restore watches and clocks and, if they work in a shop, may also sell them.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Hourly pay rates for watch and clock repairers can range between £9.50 and £11.50 per hour. 

Specialist or self- employed repairers might earn an annual salary of up to £40,000 a year or more.

Conditions

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Getting In

Most openings are with small employers, either specialised repair firms or retail jewellers. Some watch and clock repairers may work in centralised service workshops or in the museum service.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
2093
0.9 %
RISE
2029
2112
  United Kingdom
2024
20623
3.8 %
RISE
2029
21406

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Horological Institute Ltd
Tel: 01636 813795
E-mail: info@bhi.co.uk
Website: http://www.bhi.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clockandwatchuk/

Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Tel: 020 7998 8120
E-mail: clerk@clockmakers.org
Website: http://www.clockmakers.org

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