Elevator Installer and Repairer Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for elevator installers and repairers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elevator installers and repairers among California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elevator Installers and Repairers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,010
25th Percentile Wage
$71,330
50th Percentile Wage
$100,620
75th Percentile Wage
$117,460
90th Percentile Wage
$127,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elevator installers and repairers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.08
25th Percentile Wage
$34.29
50th Percentile Wage
$48.38
75th Percentile Wage
$56.47
90th Percentile Wage
$61.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elevator installers and repairers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.14. The median hourly salary is $48.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.08.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elevator installers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,6205.05%4.18%
201595,5404.09%-
201491,6308.70%-
201383,660-15.24%-
201296,410--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elevator Installers and Repairers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elevator installers and repairers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elevator installers and repairers in state of California ranges from $64,150 to $106,810. The highest paying area for elevator installers and repairers in California is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with a median annual salary of $106,810. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $103,660). The lowest paying area is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $64,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$106,810
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$103,660
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$102,810
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$101,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$93,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$91,130
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$64,150


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