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Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers 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. Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,440
25th Percentile Wage
$38,690
50th Percentile Wage
$49,080
75th Percentile Wage
$61,130
90th Percentile Wage
$75,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers is $75,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,440. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 139% 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 industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,0801.37%6.66%
201548,4102.00%-
201447,4401.62%-
201346,6701.84%-
201245,810--

Table 2. Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers in 20 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 industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $68,390. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,400).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$68,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,520
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,830
Information
$54,190
Federal, State, and Local Government
$53,640
Mining
$53,210
Manufacturing
$49,320
Transportation and Warehousing
$48,860
Construction
$48,750
Wholesale Trade
$47,600
Health Care and Social Assistance
$47,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$47,280
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$44,650
Retail Trade
$44,490
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$44,370
Educational Services
$43,160
Accommodation and Food Services
$42,330
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,840
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$37,350
Finance and Insurance
$19,400


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