Salary for Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

Also known as:  Elevator Adjuster, Elevator Constructor, Elevator Installer, Elevator Mechanic, Elevator Repair and Maintenance Technician, Elevator Service Technician, Escalator Installer, Escalator Mechanic, Escalator Service Mechanic, Freight Elevator Erector

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These workers maintain, install and repair elevators, escalators, moving walkways and other similar transports. The work environment can be strenuous as some workers are on-call 24 hours and workers are frequently asked to lift very heavy objects. To become an elevator repairer or installer, a high school diploma or GED is typically required. Most elevator installers and repairers learn their trade through a formal apprenticeship; few learn through on-site job training. Some states also require a license to practice this job.

A Elevator and Escalator Installer and Repairer will normally receive an average salary on a scale from $45,950 to $128,500 based on the level of education. will normally get a salary of eigthy-six thousand two hundred dollars per annum.

have the highest salaries in Massachusetts, where they can earn average pay scales of close to $109,220. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Wholesale Trade, where they can get an average job salary of $94,770.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 47.81 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Wholesale Trade
$94,770
Public Administration
$94,090
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$92,610
Construction
$85,880
Educational Services
$85,000
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$81,690

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$58,250
Manufacturing
$64,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$70,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$81,690
Educational Services
$85,000
Construction
$85,880