Tool Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$43,000
$26,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
United Technologies
Highest Paying City
Norfolk, VA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a tool technician make?
The national average salary for a Tool Technician in the United States is $43,486 per year or $20.91 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $70,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $26,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Tool Technicians are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Tool Technician salaries are Alaska, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Tool Technician is 3.5 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Technician
$38,397

Average Tool Technician Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Tool Technician in the United States is $43,486 per year or $20.91 per hour. The city with the highest Tool Technician salary is Norfolk, VA at $54,946 per year. Not only that, Norfolk, VA also has an average entry-level salary of $33,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Tool Technician salaries are Alaska, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, and New Jersey. North Dakota, Massachusetts, and Alabama have the lowest Tool Technician salaries.

Map of Tool Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Tool Technician Salary By Company

Tool Technician jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Tool Technicians are United Technologies and Sonoco. In addition, companies like Lear and Church & Dwight report highly competitive salaries for Tool Technicians.

Average Tool Technician Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Tool Technician works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Energy companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Tool Technicians. Energy companies pay Tool Technicians an average salary of $52,879, Automotive companies pay $47,745, and Manufacturing companys come in at $44,296. The types of companies that pay Tool Technicians the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $39,690.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$52,879
$53k
Automotive
Automotive
$47,745
$48k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$44,296
$44k
Technology
Technology
$42,887
$43k
Retail
Retail
$39,690
$40k

Tool Technician Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Tool Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Tool Technician can range from $37,408 to $52,426 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.

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