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Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,160
25th Percentile Wage
$36,480
50th Percentile Wage
$49,530
75th Percentile Wage
$65,720
90th Percentile Wage
$79,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers is $79,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,160. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 183% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,530
1.51% 6.02%
2016
$48,780
0.64% -
2015
$48,470
1.67% -
2014
$47,660
1.53% -
2013
$46,930
0.81% -
2012
$46,550
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Table 2. Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers in 19 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 electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $79,970. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $34,730).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$79,970
Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,920
Transportation and Warehousing
$59,880
Manufacturing
$57,480
Information
$55,070
Mining
$54,540
Health Care and Social Assistance
$53,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,500
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,090
Educational Services
$49,770
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,800
Accommodation and Food Services
$48,040
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,560
Finance and Insurance
$45,530
Construction
$44,960
Wholesale Trade
$42,990
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,230
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,860
Retail Trade
$34,730



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