The average wage for a General Maintenance Worker is $14.14 per hour. A skill in Painting is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$21,356 - $50,339
$21K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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50%
90%

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$9.25 - $20.69
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,356 - $50,339  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$19,402 - $46,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.25 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$14.40 - $27.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$19,402 - $46,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Job Description for General Maintenance Worker

General maintenance workers work in a wide range of industries, even if they are typically unnoticed in the course of a day. These workers are responsible for basic and necessary maintenance and may work in buildings, factories, and even outside to troubleshoot problems as they arise and take necessary steps to prevent problems in the future.

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General Maintenance Worker Tasks

  • Perform a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds.
  • Services appliances and emergency equipment.
  • Perform minor troubleshooting repairs and adjustments.

Common Career Paths for General Maintenance Worker


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Pay by Experience Level for General Maintenance Worker

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

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Key Stats for General Maintenance Worker

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects General Maintenance Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect General Maintenance Worker Salaries

Painting
up arrow 15%

HVAC
up arrow 8%

Plumbing
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Maintenance
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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