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Maintenance Worker, Machinery Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,440
25th Percentile Wage
$34,890
50th Percentile Wage
$44,550
75th Percentile Wage
$55,900
90th Percentile Wage
$66,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for maintenance workers, machinery. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) maintenance workers, machinery is $66,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,440. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 141% 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 maintenance workers, machinery from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,5502.90%8.82%
201543,2601.43%-
201442,6402.44%-
201341,6002.36%-
201240,620--

Table 2. Maintenance Worker, Machinery Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of maintenance workers, machinery 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 maintenance workers, machinery occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $59,380. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,090).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$59,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$49,780
Mining
$47,350
Health Care and Social Assistance
$47,230
Information
$45,390
Retail Trade
$45,360
Manufacturing
$44,970
Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,960
Wholesale Trade
$43,730
Accommodation and Food Services
$43,440
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,120
Construction
$42,980
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$42,140
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$41,910
Educational Services
$38,860
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$36,500
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$36,300
Finance and Insurance
$19,090

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Maintenance Workers, Machinery by States

From the above tables we note that not only maintenance workers, machinery salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of maintenance workers, machinery in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,070 to $69,390. The highest paying state for maintenance workers, machinery is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $69,390. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,070. For more salary information of maintenance workers, machinery profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$69,390
District of Columbia
$57,530
Alaska
$53,440
North Dakota
$50,120
Hawaii
$49,860
Wisconsin
$49,220
Maine
$49,110
Massachusetts
$48,750
New York
$48,440
Connecticut
$48,100
Nevada
$47,930
Illinois
$47,700
Washington
$47,490
Nebraska
$47,050
South Carolina
$47,050
Pennsylvania
$46,770
Utah
$46,590
Missouri
$46,510
Colorado
$46,500
Indiana
$46,300
Delaware
$45,740
Tennessee
$45,480
Idaho
$45,370
Kentucky
$44,540
Louisiana
$44,230
Vermont
$43,840
California
$43,620
Michigan
$43,570
Oregon
$43,210
New Jersey
$43,200
Kansas
$42,970
Minnesota
$42,510
Iowa
$42,490
Georgia
$42,040
Maryland
$41,950
Arkansas
$41,580
Ohio
$41,560
Virginia
$41,460
Florida
$41,330
Texas
$41,140
Arizona
$40,940
Oklahoma
$40,850
Mississippi
$39,900
North Carolina
$39,690
New Mexico
$38,330
New Hampshire
$38,130
Montana
$38,090
Alabama
$37,100
Rhode Island
$30,780
West Virginia
$30,740
South Dakota
$28,530
Puerto Rico
$19,070



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