Building Maintenance Worker Salary

A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $14.76 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Carpenter, Systems Troubleshooting, and HVAC.
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$23,972 - $57,709
$24K
$37K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,966
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$9.93 - $21.59
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MEDIAN: $14.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,972 - $57,709  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $6,973  
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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$21,044 - $49,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $21.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$15.43 - $33.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$195.74 - $6,973  
   
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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$21,044 - $49,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,221

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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

Pay by Experience for a Building Maintenance Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Maintenance Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 663 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Maintenance Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 453 salaries. An experienced Building Maintenance Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 479 salaries. A Building Maintenance Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 224 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,798

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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 227 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

▲16%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

Carpenter
▲30%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲23%

▲18%



▲3%

Carpentry
▲3%



National Average
$32,000

▼1%

ELECTRICAL
▼1%

Drywall
▼2%

▼6%

Household Electronic Repair
▼7%

Painting
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 32%