Appliance Technician Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Appliance Technicians — about two-fifths, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $36K. Earnings sit near $10.31 per hour on the lower side but can approach $22.66 on the higher side. Medical benefits are awarded to the larger part, and one-fifth earn dental coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$27,774 - $55,218
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,488
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$10.31 - $22.66
(Median)
$10
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,774 - $55,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $513  
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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$23,181 - $53,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $22.66  
   
Overtime
$14.86 - $31.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $513  
   
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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$23,181 - $53,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Appliance Technician

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Appliance Technician

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


For Appliance Technicians, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $38K. For Appliance Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $46K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Appliance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 40%
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