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Service Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$39,000
$27,000
$39,000
$55,000
Did you know that the average service technician makes $39,558 per year? That's valued at $19.02 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $27,000 and $55,000, meaning service technicians have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most service technicians find a job with retail and manufacturing companies, while others work for technology, telecommunication, and manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Massachusetts, Maine and Utah are the top states in the U.S. to pay service technicians the highest salaries.
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Map of Service Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Service Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a service technician is roughly $39,558 per year, which boils down to $19.02 per hour. Interestingly enough, service technicians have the highest salaries in Richmond, CA at about $48,330 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Richmond, CA is $25,000. Additionally, service technicians make more than the average salary in Portland, ME, Salt Lake City, UT, Phoenix, AZ, Minneapolis, MN, and Providence, RI. On a more broad level, service technician salaries are highest in Massachusetts, Maine, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Minnesota, and New Hampshire. On the contrary, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Missouri offer the lowest service technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Richmond, CA
Richmond, CA
$48,330
$48k
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$48,185
$48k
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
$47,125
$47k
Providence, RI
Providence, RI
$44,730
$45k

High Paying Service Technician Jobs

Average Service Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a service technician, working for IBM or F5 Networks might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Raytheon and UnitedHealth Group report highly competitive salaries for service technicians.

Company
Average Salary
$85,544
$86k
$64,446
$64k
$58,760
$59k
$56,284
$56k
$55,911
$56k
$55,036
$55k

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    Average Service Technician Pay By Industry

    Service technician salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, telecommunication, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a service technician can make a yearly salary of $42,462 while working for technology companies. All the while, other service technicians are making $42,080 at telecommunication companies and $40,254 at manufacturing companies. One industry service technicians may want to avoid is the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $37,406.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $42,462
    $42k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $42,080
    $42k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $40,254
    $40k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $39,975
    $40k
    Construction
    Construction
    $37,570
    $38k
    Retail
    Retail
    $37,406
    $37k

    Service Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a service 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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    $35,479
    $35,479
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    $55,180
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    $36,523
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    $41,740
    $41,740
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    $29,218
    $29,218
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    $35,375
    $35,375
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    Sioux City, IA
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    $33,392
    $33,392
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