Garage Door Technician Salary

Male Garage Door Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $16.03 per hour in the United States. For the most part, Garage Door Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over a fifth collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$20,134 - $60,820
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $34,850
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50%
90%

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$11.66 - $24.48
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
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
$20,134 - $60,820  
   
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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$24,833 - $60,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $24.48  
   
Overtime
$16.11 - $31.12  
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.
)
$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).
)
$24,833 - $60,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Job skills reported by Garage Door Technicians are limited. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 69 percent and 37 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Garage Door Technician

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Garage Door Technicians. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $37K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $31K. Garage Door Technicians bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Garage Door Technicians who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $49K.

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Experience Affects Garage Door Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Garage Door Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 69%

Welding
up arrow 37%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 41%
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