Garage Door Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Garage Door Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $15.89 per hour. Just over a half enjoy medical while about a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about a seventh. For the most part, Garage Door Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$20,067 - $61,593
(Median)
$20K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,167
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$11.60 - $23.50
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,067 - $61,593  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$1,500  
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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$24,790 - $59,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $23.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$16.30 - $30.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$24,790 - $59,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Garage Door Technicians who took the survey. Welding and Electronic Troubleshooting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 16 percent and 13 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Garage Door Technician

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $32K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $38K. For Garage Door Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $46K.

Garage Door Technician Reviews

What is it like working as a Garage Door Technician?

Garage Door Technician in Brisbane:
Pros: Meet lots of new people . Get to help lots of others . My day is flexible . No 2 days are the same .
Cons: Rainy weather!!

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Experience Affects Garage Door Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Garage Door Technician Salaries

Welding
up arrow 16%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 13%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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