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Elevator Installers and Repairers

Job Information

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


  • Most workers belong to a union and enter the occupation through a 4-year apprenticeship program.
  • Excellent employment opportunities are expected.
  • Elevator installers and repairers are less affected by seasonality and downturns in the economy than most other construction trades workers because much of the work involves maintenance and repair.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $75,060/yr ($37.53/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma