Appliance Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Appliance Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.76 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Appliance Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — a little over a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just over two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$23,378 - $65,889
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$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $43,577
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$10.90 - $25.09
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$0$65K
Salary $23,378 - $65,889
Bonus $1.14 - $6,904
Profit Sharing $2,350
Commission $40.55 - $11,836
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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$24,186 - $58,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.90 - $25.09
Hourly Tips $0.49
Overtime $14.56 - $35.46
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $1.14 - $6,904
Commission $40.55 - $11,836
Profit Sharing $2,350
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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$24,186 - $58,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 263

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Appliance Technician

Pay by Experience for an Appliance Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Appliance Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Appliance Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Appliance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 71 salaries. An Appliance Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 49 salaries.

Appliance Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Appliance Technician?

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.

Appliance Technician in Coquille:
"Making things better."
Pros: Completing a repair that was difficult to diagnose.
Cons: Telling people how much the repair will cost when I know I'm only getting ten to twenty dollars and I have to do all the work.

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Key Stats for Appliance Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Appliance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Appliance Technician Salaries

Appliance Repair
▲26%

Refrigeration
▲11%

National Average
$39,000


Troubleshooting
▼9%

Household Electronic Repair
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 54%
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