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Maintenance Engineer Salary

A Maintenance Engineer earns an average wage of $16.18 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Equipment Maintenance and Plant Maintenance.
$35,964 - $92,088
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MEDIAN: $62,752
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$10.84 - $25.69
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,964 - $92,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,471  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,336  
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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$24,443 - $81,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $25.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14 - $0.73  
Overtime
$16.15 - $39.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,336  
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).
)
$24,443 - $81,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 577
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Job Description for Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance engineers are in charge of resolving and preventing technical issues while communicating properly with other workers and clients in the organization. Most maintenance engineers are part of a big team that deals with making sure that all equipment used by their company is working correctly and up to standards. Moreover, they are required to strictly follow their organization's safety standards and regulations, and lead the way in preventing accidents in the workplace.

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Maintenance Engineer Tasks

  • Inspects and diagnoses machine malfunctions.
  • Repairs and replaces defective machines or equipment.
  • Uses a wide variety of tools and equipment to ensure proper maintenance of machines.
  • Record and document type and cost of repair work needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Engineer

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

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Maintenance Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Maintenance Engineer?

Maintenance Engineer in Dayton:
"Get Ready To Be Busy."
Pros: Work on different projects regularly, experience different cultures of people everyday, control your own project schedule and availability must be open.
Cons: Too much on your shoulders, work 7 days a week and expected to do so. Expected to work on large jobs that will take weeks for a contractor, and be expected to get it done in one week max even though you have contractors that have given bids to get them done properly.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Engineer Salaries



National Average
$42,000



Skills That Affect Maintenance Engineer Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 65%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 49%

System Repair
up arrow 2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000



up arrow 12%

HVAC
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%