A Maintenance Helper earns an average wage of $12.48 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$13,429 - $34,392
(Median)
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$27K
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MEDIAN: $27,202
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$9.21 - $17.82
(Median)
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$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$27,202  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$19,059 - $37,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $17.82  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $29.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$19,059 - $37,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Maintenance Helper

  • Install and repair small machinery and equipment.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance like changing light bulbs, clearing gutters and drains, installing signs, and the like.
  • Support all HVAC systems, structural repairs, and equipment moves.
  • Perform general upkeep of grounds and building.

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Maintenance Helper Reviews

What is it like working as a Maintenance Helper?

Maintenance Helper in Houston:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: Company has people who care for one another and constantly try to keep each other safe. People are easy to talk to and have conversations with during break hours.
Cons: Management is antagonizes employees and decreases work efficiency. Not enough worker appreciation during complex jobs.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Helper Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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