Appliance Technician Salary

Total annual pay for Appliance Technicians is approximately $35K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — close to two-fifths on average. Pay ranges from $10.20 per hour on the low end to $22.34 on the high end. The larger part enjoy medical while close to one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to a seventh. 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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90%

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$10.20 - $22.34
(Median)
$10
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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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$22,977 - $53,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $22.34  
   
Overtime
$15.11 - $31.23  
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).
)
$22,977 - $53,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

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
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 42%
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