Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salary (United States)

Very much a male dominated career in the United States, Spa Technicians earn an average of $13.78 per hour. The range in pay spans from $9.76 per hour to $20.24. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by about a third, and less than 10 earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salary (?
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$19,712 - $59,180
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MEDIAN: $34,419
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Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salary (?
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$9.76 - $20.24
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,712 - $59,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
Commission
$507 - $37,480  
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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$20,469 - $54,317  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $20.24  
   
Overtime
$14.88 - $31.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
Commission
$507 - $37,480  
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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$20,469 - $54,317  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Job Description for Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician

Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians are responsible for performing pool and spa maintenance for their company. They are in charge of installing and repairing automated control systems, as well as chemical and leak detection systems. They troubleshoot pool and spa issues, interact with clients, and explain their assessment to clients using non-technical language. Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians confer with management to resolve problems and coordinate activities. One of their main duties includes reading blueprints to determine requirements and plan procedures. They determine potential pool issues before they become a bigger inconvenience and cost to clients as well.
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Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Tasks
  • Service major pool equipment such as pumps, motors, filters and chemical testing equipment.
  • Maintain color, chemistry and clarity of pool water.

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Pay by Experience Level for Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Spa Technicians with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Though starting salaries approximate $27K, they climb to $37K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $39K after 10 to 20 years. Salary increase slows as Spa Technicians pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $41K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 25 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

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Experience Affects Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 16%
up arrow 11%
National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 64%
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