Salary for Elevator 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.

An Elevator Installer or Repairer usually receives salaries of between 56000 and 84000 based on tenure level. Elevator Installers and Repairers can receive wages of Seventy Thousand One Hundred dollars annually.

Elevator Installers and Repairers are paid at the highest average level in New Hampshire, where they receive an average salary rate of approximately $97530. People with this job title can receive the best pay in Educational Services, where they get average job salaries of $70870.

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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 20.47 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Elevator Installers and Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries
Construction $70,870
Educational Services $65,830
Manufacturing $60,660
Wholesale Trade $59,030
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $26,060
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $26,060
Wholesale Trade $59,030
Manufacturing $60,660
Educational Services $65,830
Construction $70,870
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