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 $16.29 per hour nationwide. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Most Copy Machine Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$26,692 - $50,484
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,615
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$11.06 - $21.89
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$11
$16
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,692 - $50,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
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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$24,604 - $49,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.06 - $21.89  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
   
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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$24,604 - $49,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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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.


For Copy Machine Technicians, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $29K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $33K. For Copy Machine Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $42K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 23%