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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Maintenance Worker, Machinery Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,200
25th Percentile Wage
$35,650
50th Percentile Wage
$45,540
75th Percentile Wage
$57,420
90th Percentile Wage
$69,500

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 $69,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,200. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 146% 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 maintenance workers, machinery from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,540
2.17% 10.80%
2016
$44,550
2.90% -
2015
$43,260
1.43% -
2014
$42,640
2.44% -
2013
$41,600
2.36% -
2012
$40,620
- -

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 $60,870. The lowest paying sector is the finance and insurance sector (annual salary $19,280).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$60,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,790
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,320
Information
$50,080
Mining
$47,580
Educational Services
$47,540
Manufacturing
$45,710
Wholesale Trade
$44,860
Construction
$44,700
Retail Trade
$44,400
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,750
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,740
Accommodation and Food Services
$42,920
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$42,790
Transportation and Warehousing
$42,160
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,030
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$38,810
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$36,270
Finance and Insurance
$19,280

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 $18,290 to $70,460. The highest paying state for maintenance workers, machinery is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $70,460. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,290. 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
$70,460
District of Columbia
$57,530
Hawaii
$55,820
Wisconsin
$52,340
Alaska
$51,790
Nebraska
$51,270
Massachusetts
$50,860
North Dakota
$50,820
Utah
$49,870
Illinois
$49,370
Washington
$49,270
New York
$49,070
Virginia
$48,590
Nevada
$47,780
California
$47,750
Montana
$47,540
Connecticut
$47,490
Tennessee
$47,480
Maine
$47,310
Pennsylvania
$47,190
Missouri
$47,190
Colorado
$46,950
Indiana
$46,790
South Carolina
$46,750
Delaware
$46,570
Kentucky
$46,360
Vermont
$46,290
Maryland
$46,110
Louisiana
$45,310
New Jersey
$45,280
Minnesota
$44,140
Michigan
$43,860
Ohio
$43,690
Idaho
$43,380
Oklahoma
$43,380
Kansas
$43,210
Florida
$42,440
West Virginia
$42,150
Arkansas
$42,000
Oregon
$41,790
Texas
$41,130
North Carolina
$40,710
Arizona
$40,430
Georgia
$40,070
Iowa
$39,470
New Hampshire
$39,060
Mississippi
$38,590
Alabama
$36,760
New Mexico
$32,680
South Dakota
$27,290
Guam
$25,420
Rhode Island
$25,070
Puerto Rico
$18,290



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