Salary for Watch Repairers

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Also known as: Antique Clock Repairer, Chronometer Repairer, Clock Repair Technician, Clockmaker, Clocksmith, Horologist, Time Piece Repairer, Watchmaker
The primary responsibility of a watch repairer is to repair, inspect, test, maintain and install time devices such as clocks and watches. To be considered for this position, vocational training, related experience or an associate's degree is usually required. Once hired, an employer may require an apprenticeship program. One or two years of formal on-site job training is standard with this occupation.

A Watch Repairer usually gets an average wage of between 24000 and 36000 depending on seniority. Watch Repairers can earn an average wage of Thirty Nine Thousand dollars per year.

Watch Repairers are compensated most highly in Minnesota, where they earn normal pay levels of approximating $69080. These employees make the greatest compensation in Manufacturing, which has average pay scales of $40020.

The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Watch Repairer, please select your state.

ANNUAL SALARY

HOURLY RATE

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.96 percent nationwide in that time.
Watch Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries
Retail Trade
$40,020
Manufacturing
$38,670
Wholesale Trade
$38,430
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$37,200
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$37,200
Wholesale Trade
$38,430
Manufacturing
$38,670
Retail Trade
$40,020

SALARY COMPARISON BY STATE

HIGHEST PAYING

Watch Repairers have the highest average income in the following states
Minnesota
$69,080
New York
$56,400
Maryland
$50,390
Illinois
$49,950
Rhode Island
$49,930
Iowa
$47,240
New Jersey
$43,940

LOWEST PAYING

The following states have the lowest average wages for this career
Puerto Rico
$16,890
Arizona
$25,730
Texas
$27,310
Virginia
$31,170
Louisiana
$32,720
Nevada
$34,630
Massachusetts
$34,710

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