A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $14.69 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Carpenter, HVAC, and Electrician.
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$23,669 - $57,208
$24K
$36K
$57K
MEDIAN: $36,433
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$9.87 - $21.40
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,669 - $57,208  
   
Bonus
$175.00 - $7,011  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Commission
$3,734  
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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$20,925 - $48,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $21.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$15.42 - $33.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$175.00 - $7,011  
   
Commission
$3,734  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$20,925 - $48,866  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,267

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,643

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Key Stats for Building Maintenance Worker

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 228 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

Carpenter
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Electrician
up arrow 10%


Carpentry
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National Average
$32,000

Drywall
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ELECTRICAL
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Household Electronic Repair
up arrow 6%

Painting
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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