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Salary of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

The average annual salary of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations is shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare the median salaries of all installation, maintenance, and repair occupations in the United States. The installation, maintenance, and repair occupations salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Salary of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72,560
75th Percentile Wage
$57,060
50th Percentile Wage
$42,110
25th Percentile Wage
$30,980
10th Percentile Wage
$23,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for installation, maintenance, and repair occupations. The salary is shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) installation, maintenance, and repair occupations is $72,560. The median annual salary is $42,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,220.

Table 2. Compare Salaries of All Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Table 2 shows the median annual wage of all installation, maintenance, and repair occupations in the United States. We note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among installation, maintenance, and repair professions and range from $23,730 to $71,400. The highest paid installation, maintenance, and repair occupations are electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay with a median annual salary of $71,400. The lowest paid installation, maintenance, and repair occupations in the United States are tire repairers and changers with a median annual salary of $23,730. For more salary information about a specific installation, maintenance, and repair profession, use the links in the table.

Occupation Group Median Annual Salary
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$71,400
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$65,930
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$62,150
Line Installers and Repairers
$61,740
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$60,640
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$56,990
Avionics Technicians
$56,910
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$56,000
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$55,190
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
$54,770
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$54,640
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$54,450
Rail Car Repairers
$54,020
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$53,140
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$52,090
Millwrights
$50,460
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$48,800
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
$48,630
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$48,500
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$47,950
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$47,660
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$47,580
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
$47,440
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
$46,600
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics
$45,930
Commercial Divers
$45,890
Medical Equipment Repairers
$45,660
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
$44,910
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
$44,630
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers
$44,400
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
$43,630
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
$42,640
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
$42,560
Riggers
$41,570
Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$40,320
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$40,020
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
$39,790
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$39,450
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$39,220
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$38,600
Automotive Technicians and Repairers
$37,580
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$37,340
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$37,220
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
$37,120
Mechanical Door Repairers
$37,080
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
$36,560
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
$36,170
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$36,150
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$36,090
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$35,630
Watch Repairers
$35,450
Home Appliance Repairers
$35,410
Small Engine Mechanics
$34,130
Motorcycle Mechanics
$34,010
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$33,150
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$32,590
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$32,290
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$32,120
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$31,860
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$31,020
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$29,600
Bicycle Repairers
$26,370
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
$25,390
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$24,500
Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$23,930
Tire Repairers and Changers
$23,730