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Maintenance Engineer Salary

A Maintenance Engineer earns an average wage of $15.89 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Plant Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Equipment Maintenance.

$36,180 - $92,524
(Median)
$36K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $62,510
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$10.83 - $25.61
(Median)
$11
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,180 - $92,524  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,915  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $5,300  
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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$24,502 - $81,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $25.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14 - $0.73  
Overtime
$16.30 - $40.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $5,300  
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).
)
$24,502 - $81,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 625

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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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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

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 49%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 39%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 10%

System Repair
up arrow 3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 2%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 4%


up arrow 11%

HVAC
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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