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Elevator Installer and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of elevator installers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of elevator installers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The elevator 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. Elevator Installer and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,630
25th Percentile Wage
$55,400
50th Percentile Wage
$79,480
75th Percentile Wage
$98,700
90th Percentile Wage
$115,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elevator installers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) elevator installers and repairers is $115,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,630. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 199% 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 elevator installers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,480
0.74% 3.56%
2016
$78,890
-2.51% -
2015
$80,870
2.78% -
2014
$78,620
-0.03% -
2013
$78,640
2.53% -
2012
$76,650
- -

Table 2. Elevator Installer and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of elevator installers and repairers in 9 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 elevator installers and repairers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $94,030. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $33,770).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$94,030
Wholesale Trade
$87,470
Construction
$79,120
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$68,860
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$64,280
Educational Services
$64,200
Manufacturing
$61,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$60,880
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$33,770

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Elevator Installers and Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only elevator installers and repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of elevator installers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,660 to $123,940. The highest paying state for elevator installers and repairers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $123,940. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $29,660. For more salary information of elevator installers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$123,940
Washington
$111,790
Oregon
$109,170
Massachusetts
$104,170
Connecticut
$98,960
Illinois
$94,790
Iowa
$93,320
Nebraska
$90,940
Hawaii
$90,610
Minnesota
$89,680
California
$88,700
South Dakota
$88,610
Michigan
$87,370
Missouri
$86,880
Kansas
$85,330
New York
$85,270
District of Columbia
$84,450
Maryland
$84,220
Idaho
$83,210
New Mexico
$82,530
Indiana
$82,320
Pennsylvania
$80,470
Texas
$80,110
Colorado
$78,860
Oklahoma
$77,720
Ohio
$76,130
Rhode Island
$72,520
Delaware
$70,940
North Carolina
$70,630
Arizona
$69,990
Wisconsin
$69,160
New Jersey
$68,970
Utah
$68,850
Tennessee
$67,400
Alabama
$61,790
Virginia
$60,110
Florida
$59,970
West Virginia
$59,680
Maine
$58,670
Mississippi
$57,320
Kentucky
$57,020
New Hampshire
$55,310
Georgia
$54,890
South Carolina
$52,290
Arkansas
$50,820
Louisiana
$41,220
Puerto Rico
$29,660



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