The average pay for a Maintenance Assistant is $13.74 per hour. A skill in HVAC System Design is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,020 - $64,414
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$20K
$32K
$64K
MEDIAN: $32,189
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$10.26 - $18.18
(Median)
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$20,020 - $64,414  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $5,000  
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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$21,473 - $40,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $18.18  
   
Overtime
$14.81 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$75.00 - $5,000  
   
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).
)
$21,473 - $40,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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Job Description for Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance assistants are generally responsible for repairing small or large objects which are malfunctioning, and some examples include fixing pools, broken appliances, landscaping, and pressure-cleaning and law duties. Most maintenance assistants work in people's homes, but they may also work in small factories or businesses to fix leaky pipes, broken chairs, or anything else that may require repair.

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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 32%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Assistant Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 11%

Carpentry
up arrow 4%

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 3%

Plumbing
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
0%

National Average
$30,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Cleaning
up arrow 9%

Painting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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