Training Requirements for Farm Equipment Mechanics And Service Technicians

Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians
Percent
Less than High School 12.1
High School 46.4
Some College 25.1
Associates Degree 12.3
Bachelors Degree 3.4
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Farm Equipment Mechanics And Service Technicians

This represents about 40,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more farm equipment mechanics and service technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 12,000 more.

Typical Income for Farm Equipment Mechanics And Service Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,farm equipment mechanics and service technicians make $18.90 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians $11.87 $14.72 $18.18 $22.77 $27.61
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $10.90 $14.49 $19.68 $26.52 $32.85
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics $14.50 $17.89 $22.93 $28.38 $34.11
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, farm equipment mechanics and service technicians make $39,310 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Farm equipment mechanics and service technicians $24,690 $30,610 $37,820 $47,360 $57,420
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $22,670 $30,150 $40,930 $55,150 $68,320
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics $30,150 $37,200 $47,690 $59,020 $70,950
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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