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Copier / Copy Machine Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Copy Machine Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $16.39 per hour nationwide. Most Copy Machine Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,356 - $50,940
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,173
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$11.18 - $21.88
(Median)
$11
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,356 - $50,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,451  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,494  
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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$24,940 - $49,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $21.88  
   
Overtime
$6.75 - $34.04  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,451  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,494  
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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$24,940 - $49,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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Job Description for Copier / Copy Machine Technician

Copiers, or copy machine technicians, must work to ensure the efficiency and function of office equipment. They must be able to troubleshoot and repair copiers, which includes conducting and interpreting the results of diagnostic tests. They must maintain, clean, and replace entire machine units in addition to individual parts. They must also inventory supplies and equipment, order and verify the receipt of supplies when they run low, as well as document actions, repairs, and time spent with each machine. As such, a copy machine technician must be able to take direction and move between machines when needed. A technician must also be responsible for the well being and efficiency of the machines to which they attend. This may require alerting management when a machine is not working and/or what parts are necessary to fix it.

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Copier / Copy Machine Technician Tasks

  • Inventory supplies and equipment, including parts, ordering and verifying receipt when supplies run low.
  • Maintain, clean and replace copiers and their parts.
  • Document actions and log copier status and time spent.
  • Troubleshoot and repair copiers by conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests and responding appropriately.
  • Interact with users to understand errors or failures and take appropriate action.

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Pay by Experience Level for Copier / Copy Machine Technician

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


Copy Machine Technicians do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $34K. Copy Machine Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $42K.

Copier / Copy Machine Technician Reviews

What is it like working as a Copier / Copy Machine Technician?

Copier / Copy Machine Technician in Denver:
"Repair copiers."
Pros: Interacting with people, challenge o repairs, helping people better use their equipment.
Cons: Driving.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Copier / Copy Machine Technician in Houston:
"Learning About The Top Pay Possible And Length Of Stay In The Company."
Same as above advice. This is very complicated job, lot of self learning, finally this job is average pay in the vast careers that you choose.

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Experience Affects Copier / Copy Machine Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 22%
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