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Average Elevator Mechanic Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Elevator Mechanic is $35.81.
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $54
$405 - $9,744
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,500
$0 - $700
Total Pay
$42,190 - $116,427
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What Do Elevator Mechanics Do?

Elevator Mechanic Tasks
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on elevators, escalators, dumb waiters and lifts.
  • Provide supervisor with repair, inspection test and preventative maintenance reports.
  • Operate tools and equipment common to the elevator trade, such as voltammeter, amp probe, meggars, tachometer, and more.
  • Respond to call-back/trouble calls in a timely manner, and restore equipment to a safe operating condition.
  • Inspect and perform scheduled preventative maintenance in elevators, escalators, lifts, and related components.

Job Satisfaction for Elevator Mechanic

4.3 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Elevator Mechanic are from the companies Otis Elevator Company, Kone, Inc. and Thyssen Krupp. Reported salaries are highest at Schindler where the average pay is $46.45. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kone, Inc. and Thyssen Krupp, earning around $42.31 and $42.19, respectively. Oracle Elevator pays the lowest at around $30.72. Thyssenkrupps and Kone Elevator, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $35.00 and $37.58, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Elevator Mechanics?

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Equipment Installation, Troubleshooting and Equipment Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Elevator Mechanics?

An entry-level Elevator Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.49 based on 32 salaries. An early career Elevator Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.04 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Elevator Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36.65 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Elevator Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.71 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46.
Employees with Elevator Mechanic in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 62.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (44.1% more) and San Francisco, California (31.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (28.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.2% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.9% less).

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