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Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of precision instrument and equipment repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of precision instrument and equipment repairers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of precision instrument and equipment repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The precision instrument and equipment repairers 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. Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,780
25th Percentile Wage
$35,360
50th Percentile Wage
$47,920
75th Percentile Wage
$62,330
90th Percentile Wage
$78,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for precision instrument and equipment repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) precision instrument and equipment repairers is $78,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,780. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 183% 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 precision instrument and equipment repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,920
1.46% 8.62%
2016
$47,220
3.35% -
2015
$45,640
2.72% -
2014
$44,400
2.66% -
2013
$43,220
-1.32% -
2012
$43,790
- -

Table 2. Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of precision instrument and equipment repairers in 18 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 precision instrument and equipment repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $78,760. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $35,050).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$78,760
Mining
$69,010
Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,210
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,490
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$52,790
Health Care and Social Assistance
$51,660
Manufacturing
$51,230
Wholesale Trade
$51,100
Educational Services
$50,170
Construction
$49,390
Transportation and Warehousing
$48,760
Accommodation and Food Services
$48,180
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$47,760
Information
$46,500
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$41,690
Retail Trade
$36,440
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,050



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