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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,270
25th Percentile Wage
$39,790
50th Percentile Wage
$50,430
75th Percentile Wage
$62,440
90th Percentile Wage
$76,930

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 $76,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,270. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 138% 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 industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,430
2.68% 9.16%
2016
$49,080
1.37% -
2015
$48,410
2.00% -
2014
$47,440
1.62% -
2013
$46,670
1.84% -
2012
$45,810
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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 $70,020. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,600).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$70,020
Information
$59,270
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,990
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,910
Mining
$54,240
Manufacturing
$50,650
Transportation and Warehousing
$50,540
Construction
$50,220
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$49,320
Educational Services
$48,580
Wholesale Trade
$48,470
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,770
Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,270
Retail Trade
$43,870
Accommodation and Food Services
$43,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$42,800
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$38,450
Finance and Insurance
$19,600



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