How Much Do RV Service Technicians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

RV Service Technicians

RV Service Technicians diagnose, inspect, adjust, repair, or overhaul recreational vehicles including travel trailers. May specialize in maintaining gas, electrical, hydraulic, plumbing, or chassis/towing systems as well as repairing generators, appliances, and interior components. Includes workers who perform customized van conversions.

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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
$43790 per year
Hourly wage
$21 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$27,340 to $33,090 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $16 per hour

Entry-level Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $27,340 to $33,090 per year or $13 to $16 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 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%) $30 $63,060
Senior (Top 25%) $25 $51,950
Middle (Mid 50%) $19 $40,520
Junior (Bottom 25%) $16 $33,090
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $27,340

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
MN $31 $64,360
CO $25 $51,340
AK $24 $50,790
NV $24 $50,610
NJ $24 $50,470
UT $24 $50,230
MA $23 $48,400
FL $23 $48,030
IA $22 $46,620
ND $22 $46,140

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

According to BLS, the highest paid RV Service Technicians are in the states of MN, CO, AK, NV and NJ.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance $56610 $27.22
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $48820 $23.47
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $46390 $22.30
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing $45770 $22.01
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers $44080 $21.19
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing $43600 $20.96
Automobile Dealers $42580 $20.47
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $40290 $19.37
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries $39680 $19.08
Automotive Repair and Maintenance $39670 $19.07
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores $37550 $18.05
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps $37540 $18.05

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