Men represent the vast majority of Sign Installers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.39 per hour nationwide. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by career duration and the individual firm. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and roughly a fifth earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,304 - $54,631
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$37K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,766
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$11.72 - $23.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,304 - $54,631  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $4,894  
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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$24,840 - $53,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $23.76  
   
Overtime
$18.17 - $35.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$202.73 - $4,894  
   
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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$24,840 - $53,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 372

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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Sign Installer


The biggest paychecks can be found at Lamar Advertising Co — the median salary there is $41K.

Pay by Experience Level for Sign Installer

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


For many Sign Installers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $36K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $49K on average.

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Key Stats for Sign Installer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Sign Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Sign Installer Salaries

Arc Welding
up arrow 61%

up arrow 13%


CDL
up arrow 9%

National Average
$35,000

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 6%

Graphic Design
up arrow 9%

Tools
up arrow 10%

heights
up arrow 10%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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