Male Sign Installers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.50 per hour in the United States. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by tenure and the individual firm. Just under a half enjoy medical while just under one in four get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under a fifth. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,161 - $55,369
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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90%

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$11.69 - $23.84
(Median)
$12
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,161 - $55,369  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $4,919  
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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$24,937 - $53,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $23.84  
   
Overtime
$18.02 - $35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$293.61 - $4,919  
   
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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$24,937 - $53,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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Job Description for Sign Installer

Sign installers have the responsibility to install signs on behalf of their company, make sure they are correctly placed and connected, and meet all customer requirements. These professionals are in charge of placing, installing, and removing all necessary signs that their company builds. In addition, installers repair and modify signs.

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Sign Installer Tasks

  • Use mechanical and electrical hand tools and understand construction concepts.
  • Comply with state and federal safety regulations.
  • Install various types of signage including, vinyl, electrical signs and components.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Sign Installer


Lamar Advertising Co offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $41K.

Pay by Experience Level for Sign Installer

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $36K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $31K. Sign Installers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $42K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $48K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sign Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 19%


National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Sign Installer Salaries

Arc Welding
up arrow 60%


up arrow 11%

CDL
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 3%

Tools
up arrow 11%

heights
up arrow 11%

Graphic Design
up arrow 13%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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