Watch Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of watch repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of watch repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The watch 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. Watch Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$26,530
50th Percentile Wage
$36,740
75th Percentile Wage
$48,420
90th Percentile Wage
$61,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for watch repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) watch repairers is $61,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 197% 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 watch repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,7405.42%-2.48%
201534,750-2.01%-
201435,450-0.03%-
201335,460-6.18%-
201237,650--

Table 2. Watch Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of watch repairers in 4 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 watch repairers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $39,840. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $30,790).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$39,840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,200
Retail Trade
$37,120
Wholesale Trade
$30,790

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Watch Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only watch repairers 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 watch repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,050 to $56,660. The highest paying state for watch repairers is Texas with a median annual salary of $56,660. The lowest paying state is Arizona with a median annual salary of $25,050. For more salary information of watch repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Texas
$56,660
Kansas
$44,330
New Jersey
$44,080
Pennsylvania
$41,660
Connecticut
$38,160
Ohio
$38,090
Missouri
$34,680
Illinois
$34,240
New York
$33,510
California
$32,710
Florida
$30,960
Georgia
$30,920
Arizona
$25,050


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