Career Profile

Elevator Installers & Repairers

Education High school diploma or equivalent
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $62,600
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Elevator and escalator installers and repairers install, maintain, and fix elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and other lifts.

General Information

Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

Elevator Installers & Repairers

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area


Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 2 openings per year are projected for Elevator Installers & Repairers.


Employment Change

Employment for Elevator Installers & Repairers is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 15.3% between 2022 and 2027.


Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $30.09/hour. Entry level workers are paid $16.89, while experienced workers are paid $36.69. The median wage is above average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 14 Elevator Installers & Repairers in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 16.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Elevator Installers & Repairers are Building Equipment Contractors, Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance, and Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Elevator Installers & Repairers include Mechanical, Customer and Personal Service, and Building and Construction.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Elevator Installers & Repairers is HS diploma or less. 21% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET