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Garage Door Technician Salary

Male Garage Door Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.97 per hour in the United States. More than half enjoy medical while just under a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-sixth. Work is enjoyable for Garage Door Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,933 - $60,820
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$61K
MEDIAN: $31,269
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50%
90%

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$11.38 - $24.75
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,933 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,275  
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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$23,999 - $61,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.38 - $24.75  
   
Overtime
$15.76 - $31.02  
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 - $2,275  
   
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).
)
$23,999 - $61,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Garage Door Technicians usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 79 percent and 67 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Garage Door Technician

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $30K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $34K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $37K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $53K.

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Experience Affects Garage Door Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Garage Door Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 79%

Welding
up arrow 67%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 33%