Elevator Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Elevator Mechanic is $35.52 per hour. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Elevator Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$40,104 - $88,442
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MEDIAN: $52,937
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Elevator Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$19.45 - $48.42
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,104 - $88,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$41,092 - $106,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$19.45 - $48.42  
   
Overtime
$30.87 - $92.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$41,092 - $106,038  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
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Job Description for Elevator Mechanic

The job of the Elevator Mechanic is to install, inspect, and maintain the operation of elevators during normal circumstances, as well as be able to respond quickly to trouble calls for assistance in times of emergency. Most Elevator Mechanics pass through a very involved apprenticeship as journeymen before being able to begin working without supervision. The Elevator Mechanic has a very demanding job which involves being on call extensively, at times for a straight 24 hours.
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Elevator Mechanic Tasks
  • Respond to call-back/trouble calls in a timely manner, and restore equipment to a safe operating condition.
  • Inspect and perform scheduled preventative maintenance in elevators, escalators, lifts, and related components.
  • Operate tools and equipment common to the elevator trade, such as voltammeter, amp probe, meggars, tachometer, and more.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on elevators, escalators, dumb waiters and lifts.
  • Provide supervisor with repair, inspection test and preventative maintenance reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Elevator Mechanic

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 67%
Seattle
up arrow 45%
National Average
$73,000
New York
up arrow 2%
Houston
up arrow 27%
Atlanta
up arrow 34%
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Experience Affects Elevator Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$73,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
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Male
100%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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