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Repair Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$42,000
$19,000
$42,000
$93,000
The average repair technician makes about $42,492 per year. That's $20.43 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $19,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $93,000. Many of repair technicians seem to be drawn to technology and hospitality companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case repair technicians tend to work at manufacturing, technology, and telecommunication 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 Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire pay repair technicians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$73,898
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Map of Repair Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Repair Technician Salary By Location

While a repair technician can average a salary of $42,492 per year, or $20.43 per hour, there are many opportunities for repair technicians to make more. For example, in Boston, MA you might make $73,898 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Gaithersburg, MD and Milwaukee, WI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Boston, MA where the average starting salary is $34,000. The highest paying states for repair technicians include Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Arizona, Montana, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$73,898
$74k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$64,772
$65k
Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg, MD
$59,957
$60k
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee, WI
$59,685
$60k
Akron, OH
Akron, OH
$57,687
$58k
Buffalo Grove, IL
Buffalo Grove, IL
$55,768
$56k
Bellingham, WA
Bellingham, WA
$54,775
$55k
Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI
$54,372
$54k
Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, IN
$52,336
$52k
San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA
$49,802
$50k

High Paying Repair Technician Jobs

Average Repair Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a repair technician, working for Community Surgical Supply or Apria Healthcare might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Rotech Healthcare and Inogen report highly competitive salaries for repair technicians.

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    Average Repair Technician Pay By Industry

    The salary for a repair technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for repair technicians tend to be found in manufacturing, technology, and telecommunication companies. In fact, repair technicians can make a yearly salary of $46,766 while working for manufacturing companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $46,766
    $47k
    Technology
    Technology
    $44,179
    $44k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $40,719
    $41k
    Retail
    Retail
    $33,905
    $34k
    Professional
    Professional
    $31,309
    $31k

    Repair Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a repair technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $33,392
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    $27,131
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    Elizabeth, NJ
    Elizabeth, NJ
    10/27/2020
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    $29,218
    $29,218
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    Vehicle/Equipment Repair Technician II
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    Hertford, NC
    Hertford, NC
    10/27/2020
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    $33,960
    $33,960
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