Appliance Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Appliance Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $16.14 per hour nationwide. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.24 per hour, and the top verges on $23.92. Work is enjoyable for Appliance Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a little more than half, and roughly one in four earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,550 - $63,023
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,036
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90%

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$10.24 - $23.92
(Median)
$10
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,550 - $63,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,370  
Commission
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,289 - $54,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $23.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.46  
Overtime
$14.81 - $33.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,370  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,289 - $54,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Appliance Technician

Appliance technicians are responsible for installing, inspecting, and repairing appliances in homes or businesses. Many large retailers and stores with appliance departments hire these technicians to ensure safe delivery and proper installation of appliances like refrigerators, washers and dryers, and dishwashers, and those who handle commercial accounts typically pursue specialties involving equipment repair, HVAC services, refrigeration repair, or a combination of these.

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Appliance Technician Tasks

  • Meet key performance metrics and/or productivity goals as defined by the business.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency to meet customer time commitments.
  • Provide knowledgeable and courteous repair service.
  • Work to ensure fast, flexible and expert service to every customer.
  • Continuously look for methods to improve business performance and enhance the customer experience.

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Survey takers who work as Appliance Technicians report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Refrigeration, Appliance Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Household Electronic Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Household Electronic Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Appliance Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Appliance Technicians, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $40K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Appliance Technician generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $47K.

Appliance Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Appliance Technician in Tehachapi:
"Without a passion, it's a job."
Awesome job, never in the same place for very long and get to visit many different types of people in a day.

Appliance Technician in Fayetteville:
"Gain knowledge."
Gain knowledge, always look for new &informative trends in this industry. Stay abreast of new technology.

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Experience Affects Appliance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Appliance Technician Salaries

Refrigeration
up arrow 19%

Appliance Repair
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Household Electronic Repair
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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