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Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technician and Mechanics Salary Information

The salary statistics of heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics 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. Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technician and Mechanics Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,150
25th Percentile Wage
$37,200
50th Percentile Wage
$47,690
75th Percentile Wage
$59,020
90th Percentile Wage
$70,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics is $70,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,150. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 135% 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 heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,6901.20%8.11%
201547,1202.53%-
201445,9302.39%-
201344,8302.25%-
201243,820--

Table 2. Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technician and Mechanics Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics in 17 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 heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $64,930. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $35,760).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$64,930
Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,400
Transportation and Warehousing
$54,300
Mining
$52,870
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,320
Manufacturing
$46,740
Construction
$46,730
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$46,430
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,120
Educational Services
$45,380
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$44,860
Wholesale Trade
$44,750
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$44,720
Accommodation and Food Services
$37,640
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$37,260
Retail Trade
$35,760


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