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Appliance Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Appliance Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $15.91 per hour. Earnings sit near $10.62 per hour on the lower side but can approach $21.91 on the higher side. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in four collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,246 - $56,171
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,992
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90%

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$10.62 - $21.91
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,246 - $56,171  
   
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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$23,545 - $52,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $21.91  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $31.66  
National Annualized 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.
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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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$23,545 - $52,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Appliance Technicians see a median salary of $41K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $46K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Appliance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 34%