2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Elevator Installers and Repairers assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Elevator Installers and Repairers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $45,950 to $62,050 per year or $22 to $30 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Elevator Installers and Repairers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$62||$128,500|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$52||$108,080|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$43||$88,540|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$30||$62,050|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$22||$45,950|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as an Elevator Installer and Repairer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like MA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at MA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Elevator Technicians are in the states of MA, WA, CA, OR and IL.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers||$97090||$46.68|
|Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance||$92610||$44.53|
|Building Equipment Contractors||$86000||$41.35|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$84960||$40.85|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$81690||$39.28|
|Federal Executive Branch||$74750||$35.94|