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Building Maintenance Worker Salary

A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $14.30 per hour. A skill in HVAC is associated with high pay for this job.
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$21,674 - $51,106
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,671
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$9.80 - $20.30
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,674 - $51,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,032  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,579 - $45,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $20.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $6.62  
Overtime
$13.08 - $31.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,032  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,579 - $45,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,107
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Job Description for Building Maintenance Worker

A building maintenance worker is responsible for various duties associated with keeping a building in excellent shape in terms of visual appeal, function, and safety for the individuals in the building. Building maintenance workers must possess a very varied skill set; they can be expected to handle plumbing, painting, masonry, roofing, HVAC systems, and many other issues that arise in a building. One day they may be changing air conditioner filters and light bulbs; the next day, they may be dealing with a flooded basement, and, the day after that, they may be replacing worn-out carpeting.

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Building Maintenance Worker Tasks

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.
  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Maintenance Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

HVAC
up arrow 24%


Plumbing
up arrow 4%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Maintenance
up arrow 1%

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 3%

Household Electronic Repair
up arrow 4%

Painting
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 30%
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