How Much Do Industrial Machine Mechanics Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Industrial Machinery Mechanics repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. May also install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to plans.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$57350 per year
Hourly wage
$28 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$35,720 to $44,270 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$17 to $21 per hour

Entry-level Industrial Machinery Mechanics with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $35,720 to $44,270 per year or $17 to $21 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Industrial Machinery Mechanics 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.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $40 $82,450
Senior (Top 25%) $32 $67,370
Middle (Mid 50%) $27 $55,490
Junior (Bottom 25%) $21 $44,270
No experience (Bottom 10%) $17 $35,720

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
HI $34 $71,450
WY $34 $70,990
DC $33 $69,590
CT $32 $67,090
MT $32 $66,610
WA $32 $66,240
ND $32 $66,030
AK $32 $65,890
CA $31 $64,680
CO $30 $63,110

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Industrial Machinery Mechanic is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like HI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at HI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Industrial Machine Mechanics are in the states of HI, WY, DC, CT and MT.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $82810 $39.81
State Government $81770 $39.31
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $76900 $36.97
Other Pipeline Transportation $75880 $36.48
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $72950 $35.07
Natural Gas Distribution $72090 $34.66
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $71420 $34.34
Management of Companies and Enterprises $70560 $33.92
Federal Executive Branch $69380 $33.36
Scientific Research and Development Services $69050 $33.20
Oil and Gas Extraction $67630 $32.52
Tobacco Manufacturing $67150 $32.28
Metal Ore Mining $66680 $32.06
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing $66590 $32.01
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $65500 $31.49
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $65370 $31.43
Support Activities for Water Transportation $64840 $31.17
Chemical Manufacturing $63730 $30.64
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $63590 $30.57
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil $63450 $30.50
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $63310 $30.44
Water, Sewage and Other Systems $63260 $30.41
Waste Treatment and Disposal $63050 $30.31
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas $62980 $30.28
Other Support Activities for Transportation $62520 $30.06
Amusement Parks and Arcades $62400 $30.00
Communications Equipment Manufacturing $61690 $29.66
Coal Mining $61560 $29.60
Beverage Manufacturing $61410 $29.52
Utility System Construction $61400 $29.52

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