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Installation And Service Technician Demographics in the US

The average employee age for installation and service technicians is 41 years. The installation and service technician workforce reached a whopping 141,200 in 2020!

Among installation and service technicians, we discovered that 4.3% of them are women, while 92.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among installation and service technicians is White, which makes up 67.8% of all installation and service technicians. Comparatively, there are 18.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of installation and service technicians are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Installation And Service Technician Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 141,200 installation and service technicians currently employed in the United States.
  • 4.3% of all installation and service technicians are women, while only 92.2% are men.
  • The average age of an employed installation and service technician is 41 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of installation and service technicians is White (67.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.7%) and Black or African American (9.0%).
  • The majority of installation and service technicians are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
  • Installation and service technicians are most in-demand in Indianapolis, IN.
  • Installation and service technicians are paid an average annual salary of $36,474.
  • Belmont, CA pays an annual average wage of $51,401, the highest in the US.
  • Installation and service technicians average starting salary is $26,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid installation and service technicians earn as much as $49,000 or more.
  • Connecticut is the best state for installation and service technicians to live.
  • Installation and service technicians are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Installation And Service Technician Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among installation and service technicians is White, which makes up 67.8% of all installation and service technicians. Comparatively, there are 18.7% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 9.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 67.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 18.7%
  • Black or African American, 9.0%
  • Asian, 2.1%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Installation And Service Technicians

The chart below shows that 65.6% of installation and service technicians speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 12.0% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 3.2%.

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  • Spanish, 65.6%
  • Carrier, 12.0%
  • Portuguese, 3.2%
  • French, 2.4%
  • German, 1.6%
  • Other, 15.2%

Types of Installation And Service Technician Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for installation and service technicians. The most common degree for installation and service technicians is high school diploma. In fact, 24% of installation and service technicians earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 21% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 9%.

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  • High School Diploma degree, 24%
  • Associate degree, 21%
  • Bachelors degree, 9%
  • Diploma degree, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 38%

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Installation And Service Technician Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ installation and service technicians. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most installation and service technicians is the construction industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire installation and service technicians.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Installation And Service Technician Work In

Employees with the installation and service technician job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most installation and service technicians prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Top Industries Hiring Installation And Service Technicians

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ installation and service technicians. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and telecommunication.

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Manufacturing

Construction

Telecommunication

Retail

Technology

Installation And Service Technician Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as installation and service technicians. Keep reading to find out what the results for installation and service technicians were.

Installation And Service Technician Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among installation and service technicians.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Installation And Service Technician Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the installation and service technician position over time.

Male
Female
100%
99%
97%
96%
94%
93%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Installation And Service Technician Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of installation and service technicians changed.

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Average Age of an Installation And Service Technician Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of installation and service technicians based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Installation And Service Technician Stay in a Job

By looking over 11,848 installation and service technicians resumes, we figured out that the average installation and service technician enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Installation And Service Technician Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of installation and service technician employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of installation and service technicians is 40+ years old, which represents 52% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Installation And Service Technician Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, home appliances mechanic and machine repairman have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Mender20%78%
Hydraulic Press Servicer23%75%
Assigner31%66%
Installation And Service Technician92%4%
Millwright Supervisor95%1%
Machine Repairman95%1%
Home Appliances Mechanic98%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Home Appliances Mechanic
Machine Repairman
Millwright Supervisor
Installation And Service Technician
Assigner
Hydraulic Press Servicer
Mender
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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Installation And Service Technician Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$38,403
female-income
Female Income
$36,285

Installation And Service Technician Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$41,660
$40,593
$39,526
$38,460
$37,393
$36,326
$35,259
$34,192
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Installation And Service Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$39,526
Master's Degree$40,727
Bachelor's Degree$40,904
Some College/ Associate Degree$42,358

Installation And Service Technician Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$43,619
$42,358
$41,098
$39,838
$38,578
$37,318
$36,058
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Installation And Service Technician Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an installation and service technician can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of installation and service technicians is $44,930. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Installation And Service Technicians Earn The Most?

The map here shows where installation and service technicians earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Installation And Service Technicians Located?

By looking through more than 11,848 resumes, we found that the most popular places for installation and service technicians are TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Number of Installation And Service Technicians

Where Are Installation And Service Technicians In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country installation and service technicians are in the most demand.

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