Maintenance Assistant Salary

The average wage for a Maintenance Assistant is $13.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$23,839 - $65,436
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$65K
MEDIAN: $37,506
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$9.99 - $18.31
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,839 - $65,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
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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$20,989 - $41,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $18.31  
   
Overtime
$12.97 - $29.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
   
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).
)
$20,989 - $41,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Job Description for Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance assistants are responsible for maintaining all mechanical and electrical systems in a given location, including analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing any machinery that is not working properly and monitoring the condition of all equipment so it does not fall into disrepair. They also operate a variety of machine tools to fabricate parts and equipment, as well as cut torches and instill piping.

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Maintenance Assistant Tasks

  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Complete various painting, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing projects.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on building structures, grounds, building systems, and equipment

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Maintenance Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Assistant Salaries

Plumbing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Cleaning
up arrow 15%

Painting
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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