#1 Paying Job on Forbes,*KoNE*


Put very bluntly we all learned that the escalator in the elevator industry is 50%profit on the servicing and maintinence of elevators…no wonder it made for the #1 blue-collar job in America.

No. 1: Elevator installers and repairers
•Average annual salary: $73,560
•Average hourly wage: $35.37
•Average annual pay for top 10%: $105,750
•Total employees: 20,440
•Best-paying state: Massachusetts
•What they do: Assemble, install, repair and maintain electric and hydraulic freight and passenger elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters.