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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,040
25th Percentile Wage
$31,920
50th Percentile Wage
$39,340
75th Percentile Wage
$49,160
90th Percentile Wage
$59,350

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 $59,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,040. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 127% 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 farm equipment mechanics and service technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,340
3.86% 11.64%
2016
$37,820
2.04% -
2015
$37,050
2.43% -
2014
$36,150
1.88% -
2013
$35,470
2.00% -
2012
$34,760
- -

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

The average salaries of farm equipment mechanics and service technicians 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 farm equipment mechanics and service technicians occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $45,660. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $32,160).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,660
Manufacturing
$42,300
Educational Services
$40,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,530
Wholesale Trade
$39,640
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$39,460
Utilities
$39,100
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,770
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,910
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,260
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$36,240
Retail Trade
$35,860
Construction
$32,160

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 $51,070. The highest paying state for farm equipment mechanics and service technicians is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $51,070. 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
$51,070
New Mexico
$49,370
Hawaii
$47,670
Montana
$45,910
Alabama
$44,020
Utah
$43,750
Texas
$42,850
Minnesota
$42,840
Wyoming
$42,530
Nevada
$42,070
California
$41,140
South Dakota
$41,100
Wisconsin
$41,100
Louisiana
$40,810
Vermont
$40,480
Iowa
$40,420
Illinois
$40,230
Idaho
$40,120
Maine
$40,110
New York
$40,100
Oregon
$39,980
Washington
$39,730
Connecticut
$39,660
Kansas
$39,600
Colorado
$39,520
Michigan
$38,710
Arizona
$38,600
Oklahoma
$38,600
Nebraska
$38,520
South Carolina
$38,110
Florida
$37,990
Indiana
$37,940
Virginia
$37,710
Pennsylvania
$36,680
Georgia
$36,360
New Hampshire
$36,330
Ohio
$35,740
North Carolina
$35,620
Tennessee
$35,230
Arkansas
$35,070
Missouri
$34,960
Massachusetts
$34,850
Mississippi
$34,460
Maryland
$34,310
Delaware
$34,290
Kentucky
$33,910
New Jersey
$33,080
West Virginia
$29,100
Puerto Rico
$18,670



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