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Control and Valve Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of control and valve installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of control and valve installers and repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of control and valve installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The control and valve installers and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Control and Valve Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,520
25th Percentile Wage
$35,880
50th Percentile Wage
$47,980
75th Percentile Wage
$64,230
90th Percentile Wage
$81,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for control and valve installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) control and valve installers and repairers is $81,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,520. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 184% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,9801.21%5.06%
201547,4001.69%-
201446,6000.21%-
201346,5002.04%-
201245,550--

Table 2. Control and Valve Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of control and valve installers and repairers in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for control and valve installers and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $66,790. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $36,910).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$66,790
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$65,610
Transportation and Warehousing
$63,180
Educational Services
$55,540
Mining
$55,190
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,320
Manufacturing
$44,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,100
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$41,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$40,830
Wholesale Trade
$40,220
Construction
$40,010
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$38,390
Retail Trade
$36,910


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