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Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers 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. Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,370
25th Percentile Wage
$37,190
50th Percentile Wage
$50,420
75th Percentile Wage
$64,490
90th Percentile Wage
$79,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers is $79,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,370. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 180% 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 miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,4201.33%7.24%
201549,7502.51%-
201448,5001.84%-
201347,6101.76%-
201246,770--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers in 19 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 miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $76,650. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $34,790).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$76,650
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,590
Transportation and Warehousing
$60,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,210
Manufacturing
$56,540
Mining
$55,230
Finance and Insurance
$54,940
Health Care and Social Assistance
$51,020
Educational Services
$50,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$48,000
Information
$47,360
Accommodation and Food Services
$47,070
Wholesale Trade
$45,050
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,040
Construction
$43,050
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$42,680
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,930
Retail Trade
$34,790


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