Salary for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers (not including Mechanical Door)

Also known as:  Air Valve Mechanic, Electric Meter Installer, Gas Meter Installer, Gas Meter Mechanic, Thermostat Repairer, Valve Mechanic, Water Meter Installer helps construction professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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These employees diagnose, adjust, inspect and repair problems with mechanical controlling and regulating devices. This includes gas regulators, electric meters, thermostats, and other similar devices. This job is not usually dangerous, but it does require workers to stand or bend in awkward positions for long periods of time. To be considered for this position, vocational training is usually necessary. Once hired, one to two years of formal on-site training will usually be required before work can begin.

A Control or Valve Installer or Repairer will usually earn an average wage of between 40000 to 60000 based on experience and education levels. Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door earn a salary of Fifty Thousand Four Hundred dollars per year.

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door receive the highest pay in the District of Columbia, where they earn a compensation of just about $59920. These employees can get the best pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they get normal pay levels of $55350.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.30 percent nationwide in that time.
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers (not including Mechanical Door) tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $55,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises $54,910
Transportation and Warehousing $53,600
Educational Services $52,990
Manufacturing $48,720
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $48,690
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $34,300
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $35,210
Other Services (except Public Administration) $40,850
Construction $41,100
Wholesale Trade $41,410
Public Administration $45,010