Salary for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

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 agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 can earn a wage ranging between 24000 to 36000 based on tenure level. Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians get average salaries of Thirty Four Thousand Eight Hundred dollars per annum.

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians are compensated the highest in New Jersey, where they can earn average wages of approximating $40310. People with this job title can expect the most salary in Manufacturing, where they can get average pay levels of $42820.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 21.48 percent nationwide in that time.
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $42,820
Manufacturing $37,450
Wholesale Trade $35,200
Educational Services $34,260
Other Services (except Public Administration) $33,190
Construction $33,140
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Public Administration $29,040
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $31,560
Retail Trade $32,680
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $33,110
Construction $33,140
Other Services (except Public Administration) $33,190