Average Salary for Otis Elevator Company Employees

Operating out of Farmington, Conn., Otis Elevator Company employs talent in positions ranging from Operations Manager to Senior Mechanical Engineer. The average employee at Otis Elevator Company takes home $73K per year. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at Otis Elevator Company, but what you do at the company and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Otis Elevator Company typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Otis Elevator Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Administrative Assistant (4)
$23,857 - $50,228  
[-]Administrative Assistant (4)
Bonus$125.42 - $3,189  
Total Pay$23,857 - $50,228  
[+]Elevator Mechanic (4)
$58,364 - $126,988  
[+]Elevator Mechanic (4)
Bonus$715 - $12,701  
Total Pay$58,364 - $126,988  
[+]Elevator Installer / Repairer (3)
$43,803 - $120,753  
[+]Elevator Installer / Repairer (3)
Total Pay$43,803 - $120,753  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$72,397 - $227,982  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$71,171 - $188,752  
Total Pay$72,397 - $227,982  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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About This Company

Farmington, Connecticut 


Otis Elevator

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($156K annually) can be spotted in Chicago; Miami (about $119K), the company's headquarter city of Farmington (approximately $74K), and Hartford ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Charlotte — at around $43K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $156K per year) in Illinois.


Bringing in the most money are Operations Managers — their earnings average around $150K. Account Managers are a close second at about $85K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers ($75K) and Sales Account Managers ($49K).

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $54K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns approximately $74K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $43K for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Otis Elevator Company workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning around $77K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $141K. Account Management is a popular skill in the Otis Elevator Company workforce; just under one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Contract Negotiation, Account Sales, and Customer Relations as well.


Men make up the majority of employees in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Half of workers receive paid vacation, and only 36 percent get sick leave. Almost all workers save for retirement through Otis Elevator Company's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair portion of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Otis Elevator Company are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Otis Elevator Company


18 %
83 %
$41,692 - $95,954
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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