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Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics Salary Information

The salary statistics of outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 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. Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,130
25th Percentile Wage
$27,210
50th Percentile Wage
$34,370
75th Percentile Wage
$43,000
90th Percentile Wage
$52,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics is $52,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,130. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 137% 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 outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,370
1.86% 11.23%
2016
$33,730
3.02% -
2015
$32,710
1.80% -
2014
$32,120
4.92% -
2013
$30,540
0.10% -
2012
$30,510
- -

Table 2. Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics in 16 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 outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $45,590. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $20,740).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$45,590
Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,250
Transportation and Warehousing
$44,510
Educational Services
$41,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$40,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$39,900
Manufacturing
$38,780
Wholesale Trade
$37,570
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,330
Construction
$37,120
Accommodation and Food Services
$36,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,270
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$33,420
Retail Trade
$32,580
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,470
Health Care and Social Assistance
$20,740

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics by States

From the above tables we note that not only outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 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 outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,540 to $46,720. The highest paying state for outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $46,720. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,540. For more salary information of outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$46,720
Massachusetts
$45,350
Connecticut
$44,870
Alaska
$44,330
Delaware
$44,040
New Jersey
$42,440
Nevada
$40,490
Missouri
$40,330
North Dakota
$39,650
Wyoming
$39,300
California
$38,200
New Hampshire
$38,020
Colorado
$37,760
Maryland
$37,560
Washington
$37,330
Montana
$36,780
New York
$36,240
Illinois
$36,210
Oregon
$35,850
Maine
$35,770
Idaho
$35,600
Minnesota
$35,570
Virginia
$35,420
Rhode Island
$35,080
Iowa
$34,690
Arizona
$34,420
North Carolina
$34,280
Michigan
$34,240
Vermont
$33,960
Wisconsin
$33,810
Georgia
$33,650
Florida
$33,480
New Mexico
$33,460
Utah
$33,200
Texas
$32,890
Kansas
$32,810
Louisiana
$32,400
South Carolina
$32,310
Pennsylvania
$32,270
Mississippi
$31,140
Indiana
$30,850
South Dakota
$30,750
Ohio
$30,430
Tennessee
$30,040
Nebraska
$29,730
Alabama
$29,710
Arkansas
$28,570
Kentucky
$28,420
West Virginia
$28,110
Oklahoma
$24,470
Puerto Rico
$18,540



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