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Home Appliance Repairers

Home Appliance Repairers


Training and Education

Fast Facts*
Recommended Degree LevelCertificate or Higher
Salary, Typical$35,170
Salary Range$20K - $59K
Number of Jobs, 201234,510
Annual Job Growth Rate2.4%
Job Openings per Year (est.)1,190

Many employers require long-term on-the-job training from job applicants. Bachelor's degrees are held by 7% of employees. People with some college experience but no degree make up 43% of home appliance repairers. The highest level of education for for 50% of workers was a high school diploma.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

A government survey revealed that 9% of employees work only part of the time. Home appliance repairers who work as their own boss represent 27% of the total.


Area Job Conditions

There are comparatively more jobs of this type in Colorado Springs (Colorado), Burlington (Vermont), and Haverhill (Massachusetts), and comparatively fewer in Las Vegas (Nevada), Boston (Massachusetts), and Memphis (Tennessee).

The earning potential for home appliance repairers appears to be highest in Tucson (Arizona), Las Vegas (Nevada), and Columbus (Ohio), and lowest (comparatively speaking) in Colorado Springs (Colorado), Saginaw (Michigan), and Billings (Montana).


Video Overview

Quickly shows the work of home appliance repairers. Created for the US Department of Labor.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column -- for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

StateCity / RegionTypical SalarySalary RangeJob Count% of All Jobs
ALBirmingham - Hoover$38,860$18K - $56KN/AN/A
ARLittle Rock - North Little Rock - Conway$18,730$16K - $36KN/AN/A
AZPhoenix - Mesa - Glendale$34,840$19K - $66K6100.04%
AZTucson$58,160$20K - $72K1900.05%
CAFresno$39,940$29K - $56KN/AN/A
CALos Angeles - Long Beach - Glendale (Metro Area)$34,530$19K - $50KN/AN/A
CAOxnard - Thousand Oaks - Ventura$35,830$24K - $76KN/AN/A
CARiverside - San Bernardino - Ontario$48,770$32K - $71K5500.05%
CASacramento - Arden - Arcade - Roseville$38,100$31K - $48K1700.02%
CASan Diego - Carlsbad - San Marcos$30,530$23K - $52K3100.02%
CASan Francisco - San Mateo - Redwood City (Metro Area)$42,890$30K - $74KN/AN/A
CASan Jose - Sunnyvale - Santa Clara$40,300$19K - $64KN/AN/A
CASanta Ana - Anaheim - Irvine (Metro Area)$27,300$21K - $37KN/AN/A
COColorado Springs$30,860$24K - $48KN/AN/A
CODenver - Aurora - Broomfield$36,440$23K - $61K2300.02%
COFort Collins - Loveland$35,720$27K - $46K800.06%
CTBridgeport - Stamford - Norwalk$45,990$29K - $60K700.02%
CTHartford - West Hartford - East Hartford$35,180$25K - $58KN/AN/A
CTNorwich - New London$39,330$20K - $51K400.03%
DCWashington - Arlington - Alexandria (Metro Area)$41,450$19K - $79K4500.02%
DEWilmington (Metro Area)$35,100$22K - $67KN/AN/A
FLCape Coral - Fort Myers$24,420$17K - $38K1600.08%
FLCrestview - Fort Walton Beach - Destin$34,110$22K - $39K300.04%
FLFort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach - Deerfield Beach (Metro Area)$34,790$22K - $47K3300.05%
FLJacksonville$31,250$21K - $46KN/AN/A
FLLakeland - Winter Haven$41,770$27K - $48K700.04%
FLMiami - Miami Beach - Kendall (Metro Area)$35,530$20K - $55K4700.05%
FLNaples - Marco Island$28,230$24K - $47K900.08%
FLNorth Port - Bradenton - Sarasota$33,400$21K - $71K600.03%
FLOcala$31,620$19K - $45K300.04%
FLOrlando - Kissimmee - Sanford$37,540$21K - $55K5000.05%
FLPalm Bay - Melbourne - Titusville$26,440$18K - $35K500.03%
FLPensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent$33,390$24K - $46K400.03%
FLPort St. Lucie$19,080$17K - $37KN/AN/A
FLPunta Gorda$24,550$17K - $53K300.09%
FLTallahassee$26,470$17K - $61K700.05%
FLTampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater$36,180$26K - $51K5400.05%
FLWest Palm Beach - Boca Raton - Boynton Beach (Metro Area)$26,910$18K - $41K700.01%
GAAtlanta - Sandy Springs - Marietta$33,910$19K - $77K2000.01%
GAAugusta - Richmond County$34,530$18K - $56K400.02%
GASavannah$42,860$39K - $47KN/AN/A
HIHonolulu$42,530$28K - $58K1800.04%
IACedar Rapids$34,690$23K - $46K1300.10%
IADes Moines - West Des Moines$34,570$24K - $64KN/AN/A
IDBoise City - Nampa$37,060$25K - $60K400.01%
ILBloomington - Normal$44,500$24K - $57K900.11%
ILChicago - Joliet - Naperville (Metro Area)$33,630$20K - $58K7000.02%
ILLake County - Kenosha County (Metro Area)$34,930$25K - $72KN/AN/A
ILPeoria$34,410$20K - $45K500.03%
INBloomington$22,380$20K - $31K400.06%
INGary (Metro Area)$31,710$21K - $63KN/AN/A
INIndianapolis - Carmel$34,560$18K - $48K3400.04%
KSWichita$38,880$30K - $53K400.01%
KYLexington - Fayette$33,260$17K - $47K500.02%
KYLouisville - Jefferson County$42,080$27K - $56K3100.05%
LABaton Rouge$26,330$21K - $42KN/AN/A
LAHouma - Bayou Cane - ThibodauxN/AN/A - N/A500.05%
LALafayette$33,840$17K - $45K400.02%
LANew Orleans - Metairie - Kenner$32,570$18K - $56K2100.04%
MABoston - Cambridge - Quincy (Metro Area)$39,080$22K - $66K3600.02%
MAPeabody (Metro Area)$48,900$35K - $69K1900.19%
MASpringfield$41,890$27K - $70K600.02%
MAWorcester$36,430$31K - $47KN/AN/A
MDBaltimore - Towson$45,330$31K - $58K4100.03%
MDBethesda - Rockville - Frederick (Metro Area)$49,670$29K - $62KN/AN/A
MEPortland - South Portland - Biddeford$24,080$17K - $37KN/AN/A
MIDetroit - Livonia - Dearborn (Metro Area)$46,690$18K - $72K1400.02%
MIFlint$30,360$19K - $45K400.03%
MILansing - East Lansing$32,820$20K - $47K500.03%
MIWarren - Troy - Farmington Hills (Metro Area)$52,460$30K - $60K2600.02%
MNDuluth$53,220$31K - $60K400.03%
MNMinneapolis - St. Paul - Bloomington$36,140$29K - $58K4800.03%
MOColumbia$30,600$22K - $47KN/AN/A
MOJoplin$36,690$27K - $71KN/AN/A
MOKansas City$35,240$22K - $48K800.01%
MOSpringfield$27,050$18K - $36K800.04%
MOSt. Louis$40,310$20K - $56K1100.01%
MSJackson$32,330$17K - $44K900.04%
MTBillings$21,980$17K - $41KN/AN/A
NCAsheville$38,440$24K - $46K400.03%
NCCharlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill$35,540$22K - $47K800.01%
NCDurham - Chapel Hill$39,700$27K - $46KN/AN/A
NCRaleigh - Cary$41,550$19K - $63K2100.04%
NCWilmington$39,380$32K - $62KN/AN/A
NDFargo$45,380$28K - $57K400.03%
NELincoln$52,190$22K - $60K400.03%
NEOmaha - Council Bluffs$35,490$21K - $55K1700.04%
NJAtlantic City - Hammonton$61,700$37K - $78K400.03%
NJEdison - New Brunswick (Metro Area)$55,200$31K - $87K8700.09%
NJNewark - Union (Metro Area)$61,630$17K - $76K3200.03%
NMAlbuquerque$28,790$18K - $43K800.02%
NMLas Cruces$18,710$17K - $32KN/AN/A
NVLas Vegas - ParadiseN/AN/A - N/A600.01%
NYAlbany - Schenectady - Troy$37,200$23K - $69K300.01%
NYBuffalo - Niagara Falls$31,060$21K - $39KN/AN/A
NYNassau - Suffolk (Metro Area)$33,980$22K - $39KN/AN/A
NYNew York - White Plains - Wayne (Metro Area)$35,460$18K - $72K2,1100.04%
NYRochester$41,180$20K - $55K2900.06%
OHAkron$31,710$20K - $51KN/AN/A
OHCanton - Massillon$18,970$17K - $37K1200.07%
OHCincinnati - Middletown$31,610$24K - $46KN/AN/A
OHCleveland - Elyria - Mentor$34,820$22K - $52K2000.02%
OHToledo$18,350$16K - $24KN/AN/A
OHYoungstown - Warren - Boardman$29,880$18K - $38KN/AN/A
OKOklahoma City$34,450$17K - $45KN/AN/A
OKTulsa$28,550$18K - $39K2000.05%
ORMedford$31,270$20K - $44K300.04%
ORPortland - Vancouver - Hillsboro$36,310$23K - $74K1600.02%
PAAllentown - Bethlehem - Easton$38,760$27K - $47K500.01%
PAAltoona$32,350$20K - $45KN/AN/A
PAErie$27,450$17K - $40KN/AN/A
PAHarrisburg - Carlisle$30,930$25K - $56K900.03%
PALancaster$36,410$24K - $47K1300.06%
PALebanon$45,190$28K - $66K400.07%
PAPhiladelphia (Metro Area)$34,310$17K - $49K6300.03%
PAPittsburgh$42,670$30K - $59K2500.02%
PAReading$30,610$22K - $45K800.05%
PAScranton - Wilkes - BarreN/AN/A - N/A700.03%
PAYork - Hanover$29,710$22K - $37K400.02%
RIProvidence - Fall River - Warwick$43,940$32K - $110K700.01%
SCCharleston - North Charleston - Summerville$24,680$16K - $47KN/AN/A
SCColumbia$36,100$27K - $54K1100.03%
SCGreenville - Mauldin - Easley$28,620$21K - $46KN/AN/A
SDSioux Falls$37,190$22K - $68K700.05%
TNChattanooga$24,050$18K - $37K1300.06%
TNKnoxville$29,890$21K - $38K1100.03%
TNMemphis$26,520$18K - $42KN/AN/A
TNNashville - Davidson - Murfreesboro - Franklin$32,290$21K - $38K2000.03%
TXAustin - Round Rock - San Marcos$38,150$23K - $47KN/AN/A
TXBrownsville - Harlingen$19,790$16K - $29K400.03%
TXDallas - Plano - Irving (Metro Area)$29,060$19K - $48K3700.02%
TXEl Paso$30,760$18K - $51KN/AN/A
TXFort Worth - Arlington (Metro Area)$34,780$25K - $47K2200.03%
TXHouston - Sugar Land - Baytown$36,990$22K - $59KN/AN/A
TXLongview$25,480$16K - $44K700.07%
TXLubbock$35,810$23K - $46KN/AN/A
UTOgden - Clearfield$37,790$24K - $59K600.03%
UTProvo - Orem$22,750$17K - $41KN/AN/A
UTSalt Lake City$42,220$26K - $66K1600.03%
VACharlottesville$22,580$19K - $36KN/AN/A
VARichmond$38,890$17K - $56K2300.04%
VAVirginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News$34,610$24K - $47K3800.05%
VTBurlington - South Burlington$40,610$26K - $57K500.04%
WABellingham$34,650$23K - $48K300.05%
WASeattle - Bellevue - Everett (Metro Area)$40,570$25K - $57K5600.04%
WASpokane$34,360$27K - $46K300.02%
WIEau Claire$31,530$17K - $38K400.06%
WIMadison$39,010$18K - $68K500.01%
WIMilwaukee - Waukesha - West Allis$32,700$17K - $51K3300.04%