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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 $16.01 per hour. Compensation ranges from $10.96 per hour on the lower end to $21.72 on the higher end. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Appliance Technicians — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The greater part enjoy medical while roughly a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under a fifth. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$29,134 - $64,111
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,288
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$10.96 - $21.72
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,134 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $-0.48  
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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$23,788 - $53,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $21.72  
   
Overtime
$15.02 - $32.66  
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 - $-0.48  
   
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).
)
$23,788 - $53,862  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
United States (change)

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.


Appliance Technicians with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. 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 $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Appliance Technician generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $43K.

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Experience Affects Appliance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 36%