$39,072
Avg. Salary
$15.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$983

Bonus

$2,200

Profit Sharing

$1,526

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Irrigation Technician is $15.77 per hour.

The average pay for an Irrigation Technician is $39,072 per year.

10%
$11.84
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$15.77
50%
$21.50
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MEDIAN $15.77
10%
$27k
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$39k
50%
$56k
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MEDIAN $39,072
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MEDIAN: $39,072
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$0$55K
Salary $26,636 - $55,730
Bonus $102 - $3,030
Profit Sharing $2,200
Commission $1,526
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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$25,439 - $50,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 158
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $21.50
Hourly Tips $0.98
Overtime $17.32 - $30.20
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $102 - $3,030
Commission $1,526
Profit Sharing $2,200
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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$25,439 - $50,639
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 737

Job Description for Irrigation Technician

Irrigation technicians are responsible for the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. The job requires regular physical labor outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Maintenance tasks performed by the irrigation technician includes replacing and repairing valves, installing timers and clocks, locating existing irrigation zones and lines, repairing pumps, and "winterizing" equipment if the location warrants it. The job often requires irrigation technicians to consult blueprints and diagrams to locate existing equipment. Upon installation of new systems )as well as in the course of repairs on existing systems), irrigation technicians are responsible for conducting testing.

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Irrigation Technician Tasks
  • Install, inspect, maintain, diagnose and repair irrigation systems.
  • Document work performed and equipment/supplies utilized.
  • Set irrigation timer controls and maintenance schedules.
  • Read plans to install irrigation systems according to specifications.
  • Visit sites and make recommendations about irrigation placement and type.

Irrigation Technician Pay By Employer

$0$32K

$25,242

$32,206

Irrigation Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Irrigation Technician

Pay by Experience for an Irrigation Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Irrigation Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 193 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Irrigation Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Irrigation Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 157 salaries. An Irrigation Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 47 salaries.

Irrigation Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Irrigation Technician?

Irrigation Technician in Sandwich:
"It is good."
Pros: Close to home.
Cons: Traffic in the summer.

Irrigation Technician in Winona:
"Curiosity."
Pros: The people, the seasonal work and that every job is different.
Cons: Sort of feel like I'm being taken advantage of, long hours, lack of appreciation for the job I do.

Irrigation Technician in Charlotte:
"Hard Labor."
Pros: Plenty of hard labor.
Cons: Weather, no idea when the hours are going to be.

Irrigation Technician in Beaufort:
Pros: It takes alot of problem solving and tedious work.. I get to work alone.
Cons: The pay could be better consodering it takes knowledge and skill to do what we do.

Irrigation Technician in Denton:
"Outside."
Pros: I enjoy being outside and having something different to do everyday. I work 4, 10 hour days so I have a three day weekend.
Cons: My supervisors do not have their tech certificates or their licenses but they feel the need to question me non stop. Any time I say anything about a piece of equipment that might make my job easier I'm told its not in the budget.

Irrigation Technician in Las Vegas:
"Save water."
Work hard and use water eefficiently.

Irrigation Technician in Avon:
"Does Not Meet State Minimum Labor Laws."
We have no breaks, and are told to "eat as we go" for lunch. So... no breaks and no lunch. Most often we are kept late at night and asked to be exactly on-time the next day; not logical. Furthermore, we are "asked" to work on days off. Not happy here.

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Key Stats for Irrigation Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

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Experience Affects Irrigation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Irrigation Technician Salaries

National Average
$36,000


System Repair
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 59%