A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $14.63 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Carpenter and HVAC.
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$23,418 - $58,059
(Median)
$23K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $35,760
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$9.82 - $21.49
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,418 - $58,059  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $5,770  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$20,763 - $48,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $21.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$15.25 - $33.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$152.05 - $5,770  
   
Commission
$3,734  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$20,763 - $48,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,214

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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,486

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Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

Carpenter
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up arrow 21%

Carpentry
up arrow 9%


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 4%

Plumbing
up arrow 3%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 1%

ELECTRICAL
0%

National Average
$31,000

Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Drywall
up arrow 1%


Household Electronic Repair
up arrow 6%

Painting
up arrow 14%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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