An Irrigation Technician earns an average wage of $14.24 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Irrigation Technician Total Pay (?
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$21,331 - $53,198
(Median)
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53K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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Irrigation Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.91 - $19.30
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,331 - $53,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
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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$20,951 - $49,176  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $19.30  
   
Overtime
$14.30 - $30.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,490  
   
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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$20,951 - $49,176  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Job Description for Irrigation Technician
  • Read plans to install irrigation systems according to specifications.
  • Visit sites and make recommendations about irrigation placement and type.
  • Set irrigation timer controls and maintenance schedules.
  • Install, inspect, maintain, diagnose and repair irrigation systems.
  • Document work performed and equipment/supplies utilized.
Pay by Experience Level for Irrigation Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Irrigation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Irrigation Technician Salaries

National Average
$32,000
System Repair
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 38 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 62%
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