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Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of vehicle and mobile 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 vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and 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. Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,810
25th Percentile Wage
$31,270
50th Percentile Wage
$42,130
75th Percentile Wage
$56,560
90th Percentile Wage
$70,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers is $70,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,810. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 195% 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 vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,130
2.85% 8.69%
2016
$40,930
1.88% -
2015
$40,160
1.77% -
2014
$39,450
1.80% -
2013
$38,740
0.70% -
2012
$38,470
- -

Table 2. Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers 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 vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $68,880. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $36,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$68,880
Information
$66,370
Federal, State, and Local Government
$54,510
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,390
Transportation and Warehousing
$52,230
Health Care and Social Assistance
$52,110
Mining
$51,570
Manufacturing
$51,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$50,000
Finance and Insurance
$49,530
Construction
$47,270
Wholesale Trade
$45,320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$44,800
Educational Services
$44,170
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,700
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$41,140
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$41,010
Accommodation and Food Services
$39,550
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,370
Retail Trade
$36,190

Table 3. Salaries of Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Related Occupations




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