Salary for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

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Also known as:  Agricultural Equipment Mechanic, Combine Mechanic, Dairy Equipment Mechanic, Dairy Equipment Repairer, Harvester Mechanic, Irrigation Equipment Mechanic, Milking Machine Mechanic, Tractor Mechanic helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians repair and adjust problems on farm vehicles and machinery. This includes tractors, dairy equipment, irrigation systems and harvesters. This job can be dangerous as the workers deal with heavy machinery frequently. To be considered for this position, vocational training is almost always necessary. Once hired, one or two years of formal on-site training will usually be required before work can begin.

A Farm Equipment Mechanic or Service Technician usually receives a compensation in a range of $28,670 and $64,220 based on experience and education levels. usually receive an average salary of fourty-five thousand three hundred and fifty dollars on a yearly basis.

obtain the highest pay in Connecticut, where they get salary pay of close to $59,730. These professionals receive the best pay in Transportation and Warehousing, which has wages of $55,680.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 58.61 percent nationwide in that time.


Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing
Educational Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Retail Trade
Wholesale Trade