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Elevator Installers and Repairers

Overview

Elevator installers and repairers, also called elevator constructors or elevator mechanics, are skilled crafts workers who assemble, install, and repair elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, automated people movers, and similar equipment. They may also be responsible for modernizing this equipment. Approximately 21,000 elevator installers and repairers are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Mechanic-in-Charge, or Adjuster, or Estimator

Journeyman Elevator Installer/Repairer

Elevator Constructor Helper, or Assistant Mechanic, or Apprentice