Becoming an Appliance Repairer via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School is a US school (accredited) offering appliance repair courses to train individuals to become top-notch appliance technicians, appliance repairers, machine repairmen, refrigeration mechanics, refrigeration technicians, heating, ventilation, air conditioning / refrigeration technicians, refrigerator repairmen, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 5,114,150 people employed as installation, maintenance, and repair employees alone in America, and their average annual salary is $42,210. Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers make on average $43,670 per year and there are about 244,410 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Appliance Repairer Salary Information

Category: Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

Total # Employed in the US 244,410
Average Hourly Wage: $21.0/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$12.38 $15.42 $19.76 $25.8 $31.53
Average Yearly Salary $43,670
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$25,750 $32,080 $41,100 $53,660 $65,580
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
13.1% 42.8% 26.9% 11.8% 4.5% 0.6% 0.3%
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Florida $27.19/hr $56,540
Delaware $25.58/hr $53,200
Missouri $25.54/hr $53,130
North Dakota $25.32/hr $52,670
Alaska $25.31/hr $52,650
Kansas $25.27/hr $52,550
Nebraska $25.08/hr $52,170
Indiana $24.92/hr $51,820
Colorado $23.77/hr $49,440
Oklahoma $23.75/hr $49,400
Virginia $23.63/hr $49,150
Mississippi $23.57/hr $49,010
Pennsylvania $22.58/hr $46,970
New York $22.46/hr $46,710
Montana $22.33/hr $46,440
South Carolina $22.25/hr $46,290
Connecticut $22.06/hr $45,870
North Carolina $21.68/hr $45,100
Tennessee $21.64/hr $45,020
District of Columbia $20.85/hr $43,370
Michigan $20.54/hr $42,730
Maine $20.49/hr $42,610
Kentucky $20.42/hr $42,470
Utah $20.41/hr $42,460
New Mexico $20.22/hr $42,060
New Hampshire $20/hr $41,600
Arkansas $19.84/hr $41,270
Louisiana $19.76/hr $41,110
Guam $19.41/hr $40,380
Puerto Rico $19.18/hr $39,890
Oregon $18.99/hr $39,510
Hawaii $18.63/hr $38,750
New Jersey $18.6/hr $38,680
Wyoming $18.55/hr $38,590
Massachusetts $18.28/hr $38,020
Wisconsin $18.21/hr $37,880
Ohio $18.2/hr $37,860
Idaho $18.2/hr $37,850
California $17.93/hr $37,290
South Dakota $17.92/hr $37,280
Maryland $17.68/hr $36,780
West Virginia $17.66/hr $36,730
Washington $17.56/hr $36,510
Iowa $17.31/hr $36,010
Alabama $16.91/hr $35,160
Nevada $16.03/hr $33,330


Category: Home appliance repairers

Total # Employed in the US 34,670
Average Hourly Wage: $17.11/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$9.98 $12.88 $16.44 $20.76 $25.37
Average Yearly Salary $35,590
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$20,770 $26,790 $34,200 $43,180 $52,770
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
14.7% 41.0% 27.4% 9.0% 6.1% 1.5% 0.3%
Home appliance repairers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
New York $21.37/hr $44,460
Alaska $21.33/hr $44,370
North Carolina $20.47/hr $42,590
Colorado $19.96/hr $41,520
Arkansas $19.52/hr $40,600
North Dakota $19.4/hr $40,360
Nebraska $18.8/hr $39,100
Delaware $18.54/hr $38,570
Indiana $18.51/hr $38,500
Connecticut $18.04/hr $37,520
Missouri $17.72/hr $36,860
Montana $17.71/hr $36,840
Oklahoma $17.53/hr $36,450
Louisiana $17.5/hr $36,400
Mississippi $17.08/hr $35,530
New Hampshire $16.94/hr $35,230
Tennessee $16.85/hr $35,040
Utah $16.83/hr $35,010
Kansas $16.78/hr $34,900
Hawaii $16.73/hr $34,800
Kentucky $16.7/hr $34,730
Iowa $16.55/hr $34,430
Michigan $16.41/hr $34,130
Idaho $16.27/hr $33,840
Oregon $16.16/hr $33,610
Massachusetts $16.15/hr $33,600
District of Columbia $16.13/hr $33,540
Wyoming $16.09/hr $33,460
Maryland $16.08/hr $33,450
South Carolina $16.02/hr $33,320
New Mexico $15.88/hr $33,030
West Virginia $15.81/hr $32,890
Maine $15.74/hr $32,740
Guam $15.33/hr $31,880
Wisconsin $15.16/hr $31,530
Nevada $15.09/hr $31,390
Pennsylvania $15.04/hr $31,270
Puerto Rico $14.61/hr $30,380
California $14.48/hr $30,110
South Dakota $14.23/hr $29,600
Alabama $14.14/hr $29,410
New Jersey $14.11/hr $29,360
Washington $13.85/hr $28,800
Ohio $13.14/hr $27,320


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