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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. Table 2 compares the median salaries across 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 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Salary of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in the United States (2017 Survey)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,120
25th Percentile Wage
$32,830
50th Percentile Wage
$44,520
75th Percentile Wage
$59,970
90th Percentile Wage
$76,720

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 $76,720. The median annual salary is $44,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of installation, maintenance, and repair occupations from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,520
2.43% 7.86%
2016
$43,440
1.50% -
2015
$42,790
1.59% -
2014
$42,110
1.59% -
2013
$41,440
1.01% -
2012
$41,020
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Table 2. Compare Salaries of All Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations (2017 Survey)

Table 2 shows the median annual wage for each Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in the United States. Note that the median annual salaries vary considerably among installation, maintenance, and repair professions, ranging from $26,710 to $78,410. The highest-paid installation, maintenance, and repair occupations are electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay with a median annual salary of $78,410. The lowest-paid installation, maintenance, and repair occupations in the United States are tire repairers and changers with a median annual salary of $26,710. 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
$78,410
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$69,380
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$68,400
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$64,780
Line Installers and Repairers
$64,190
Avionics Technicians
$62,650
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$61,020
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$60,840
Rail Car Repairers
$57,460
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$57,190
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$56,940
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$56,000
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$55,850
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$55,060
Millwrights
$53,980
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$53,880
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
$53,590
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$53,380
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$51,630
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
$51,360
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$50,860
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
$50,430
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$49,530
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics
$49,440
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
$49,020
Medical Equipment Repairers
$48,820
Riggers
$48,580
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
$48,570
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers
$47,920
Commercial Divers
$47,210
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
$47,080
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
$46,360
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
$45,670
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
$45,540
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$42,580
Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$42,130
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
$42,010
Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$41,970
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$40,770
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$40,680
Automotive Technicians and Repairers
$39,780
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
$39,550
Mechanical Door Repairers
$39,510
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$39,340
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$38,960
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$38,800
Home Appliance Repairers
$38,160
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
$37,710
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
$37,670
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$37,200
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$37,190
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$36,530
Small Engine Mechanics
$35,990
Watch Repairers
$35,770
Motorcycle Mechanics
$35,680
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
$35,200
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$34,530
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$34,370
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$34,170
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
$33,690
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$30,960
Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$28,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
$28,490
Bicycle Repairers
$28,390
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$27,690
Tire Repairers and Changers
$26,710