Equipment Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$43,000
$31,000
$43,000
$60,000
The average equipment technician makes about $43,391 per year. That's $20.86 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $31,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $60,000. Many of equipment technicians seem to be drawn to health care and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case equipment technicians tend to work at technology, manufacturing, and health care companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, New Jersey and Alaska pay equipment technicians the highest salaries.
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Map of Equipment Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Equipment Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Equipment Technician Salary By Location

While an equipment technician can average a salary of $43,391 per year, or $20.86 per hour, there are many opportunities for equipment technicians to make more. For example, in Benicia, CA you might make $54,221 per year. Other high-paying locations include Anchorage, AK, Buffalo, NY and Chicago, IL. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Benicia, CA where the average starting salary is $36,000. The highest paying states for equipment technicians include New York, New Jersey and Alaska. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi offer the lowest salaries.

Average Equipment Technician Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like CA Technologies and Lincare Holdings as they offer the highest salaries for equipment technicians.

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Average Equipment Technician Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, equipment technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, manufacturing, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for equipment technicians. For example, equipment technicians make a whopping average salary of $45,064 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $43,130 at manufacturing companies and $42,647 at health care companies. But equipment technicians may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $41,733.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$45,064
$45k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$43,130
$43k
Health Care
Health Care
$42,647
$43k
Government
Government
$41,733
$42k

Equipment Technician Salary History

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Recently Added Equipment Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Up To Par Services LLC
Up To Par Services LLC
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$62,610
$62,610
07/27/2020
Equipment Technician I/II
Equipment Technician I/II
07/18/2020
07/18/2020
$53,928
$53,928
07/18/2020
Webstaurantstore
Webstaurantstore
3Rd Shift Material Handling Equipment Technician
3Rd Shift Material Handling Equipment Technician
3Rd Shift Material Handling Equipment Technician
07/16/2020
07/16/2020
$44,871
$44,871
07/16/2020
Selectek
Selectek
Equipment Technician
Equipment Technician
Equipment Technician
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$40,697
$40,697
07/08/2020
Equipment Technician 3
Equipment Technician 3
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$52,776
$52,776
07/02/2020
Up To Par Services LLC
Up To Par Services LLC
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$62,610
$62,610
06/27/2020
Up To Par Services LLC
Up To Par Services LLC
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$62,610
$62,610
06/27/2020
Up To Par Services LLC
Up To Par Services LLC
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$62,610
$62,610
06/27/2020
Up To Par Services LLC
Up To Par Services LLC
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
Restaurant Equipment Technician
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$62,610
$62,610
06/26/2020
TPD
TPD
Semiconductor Equipment Technician
Semiconductor Equipment Technician
Semiconductor Equipment Technician
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/25/2020