Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$58,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Citi
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a technician make?
Technicians in America make, on average, $38,397 a year or $18.46 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $24,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $59,000. Health Care companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Technician salaries include Alaska, Maryland, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississippi. The typical tenure for a Technician is 2.7 years.
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Average Technician Salary By Location

As a Technician in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $38,397 per year or $18.46 per hour. Working in Baltimore, MD as a Technician will pay you the highest wages at around $48,252 per year. The Baltimore, MD average entry-level salary for Technicians is $27,000. Alaska, Maryland, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississippi are the highest paying states. Maine, Utah, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.

Map of Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Technician Salary By Company

If you are a Technician, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Citi and Verizon are the highest paying companies. Companies like Google and Nabors Industries also report very competitive wages for Technicians.

Average Technician Pay By Industry

Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Automotive companies, Telecommunication companies, and Health Care companies pay their Technicians well. Automotive companies pay Technicians an average salary of $42,643, Telecommunication companies pay $41,820, and Health Care companys come in at $39,974. At $34,855, the average salary for Technicians in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$42,643
$43k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$41,820
$42k
Health Care
Health Care
$39,974
$40k
Technology
Technology
$38,729
$39k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$38,373
$38k
Retail
Retail
$34,855
$35k

Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Technician can range from $24,466 to $51,130 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

Recently Added Technician Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
EPG Technician
04/29/2020
$52,175
Leak Technician
04/29/2020
$41,740
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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04/28/2020
$44,349
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04/27/2020
$30,324
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04/27/2020
$28,175
United States Courts
Probation Technician
04/26/2020
$34,596
Disinfectant Technician
04/24/2020
$39,131
Brazing Technician
04/24/2020
$29,218
First Resources Limited
Residential Technician
04/24/2020
$22,957
Correctional Admissions Technician
04/24/2020
$31,200
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