Garage Door Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Garage Door Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $16.03 per hour nationwide. The larger part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than a fourth collect dental insurance. Most Garage Door Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$20,067 - $60,539
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$61K
MEDIAN: $31,269
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90%

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$11.63 - $24.54
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$20,067 - $60,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,266  
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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$24,698 - $59,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$16.07 - $31.17  
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 - $2,266  
   
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).
)
$24,698 - $59,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Garage Door Technicians who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 72 percent and 38 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Garage Door Technician

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


For many Garage Door Technicians, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $31K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $36K. Garage Door Technicians with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Garage Door Technicians who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $49K.

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Experience Affects Garage Door Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Garage Door Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 72%

Welding
up arrow 38%

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
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 40%
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