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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,670
25th Percentile Wage
$30,150
50th Percentile Wage
$40,930
75th Percentile Wage
$55,150
90th Percentile Wage
$68,320

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 $68,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,670. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 201% 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 vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,9301.88%6.01%
201540,1601.77%-
201439,4501.80%-
201338,7400.70%-
201238,470--

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 $67,510. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $35,220).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$67,510
Information
$58,160
Federal, State, and Local Government
$53,420
Manufacturing
$51,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,000
Transportation and Warehousing
$50,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$50,580
Mining
$50,530
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$48,560
Finance and Insurance
$48,540
Construction
$45,940
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$43,850
Wholesale Trade
$43,820
Educational Services
$42,740
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$42,410
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$42,340
Accommodation and Food Services
$38,810
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$37,790
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,530
Retail Trade
$35,220

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