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Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of farm equipment mechanics and service technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of farm equipment mechanics and service technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The farm equipment mechanics and service technicians 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. Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,690
25th Percentile Wage
$30,610
50th Percentile Wage
$37,820
75th Percentile Wage
$47,360
90th Percentile Wage
$57,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farm equipment mechanics and service technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) farm equipment mechanics and service technicians is $57,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,690. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 132% 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 farm equipment mechanics and service technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,8202.04%8.09%
201537,0502.43%-
201436,1501.88%-
201335,4702.00%-
201234,760--

Table 2. Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of farm equipment mechanics and service technicians in 12 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 farm equipment mechanics and service technicians occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $43,450. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $31,960).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,450
Manufacturing
$42,270
Educational Services
$41,610
Transportation and Warehousing
$41,580
Wholesale Trade
$38,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,120
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,830
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$36,190
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$34,870
Retail Trade
$34,710
Construction
$31,960

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians by States

From the above tables we note that not only farm equipment mechanics and service technicians 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 farm equipment mechanics and service technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,670 to $50,430. The highest paying state for farm equipment mechanics and service technicians is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $50,430. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,670. For more salary information of farm equipment mechanics and service technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Dakota
$50,430
Hawaii
$47,670
Wyoming
$45,420
Montana
$42,180
Utah
$41,800
Nevada
$41,760
Vermont
$41,510
Washington
$41,030
New Mexico
$40,550
New York
$40,450
Connecticut
$40,250
New Hampshire
$40,210
Kansas
$40,140
South Dakota
$40,140
Colorado
$39,920
Texas
$39,910
Minnesota
$39,420
California
$39,410
Massachusetts
$39,290
Idaho
$38,900
Wisconsin
$38,640
Iowa
$38,280
Nebraska
$38,190
Oklahoma
$37,980
Oregon
$37,800
Louisiana
$37,780
Georgia
$37,300
Michigan
$37,240
Maine
$36,950
Alabama
$36,850
Illinois
$36,650
Florida
$36,600
Indiana
$36,580
South Carolina
$36,530
Ohio
$35,980
Pennsylvania
$35,800
Maryland
$35,760
Delaware
$35,130
Missouri
$34,310
North Carolina
$34,300
Virginia
$34,000
Arkansas
$33,170
Mississippi
$33,150
Tennessee
$32,740
Kentucky
$32,260
Arizona
$32,260
New Jersey
$30,570
Puerto Rico
$18,670



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