Maintenance Mechanic Salary (United States)

A Maintenance Mechanic earns an average wage of $18.77 per hour.
Maintenance Mechanic Salary (?
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$29,765 - $63,328
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MEDIAN: $45,382
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Maintenance Mechanic Salary (?
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$12.86 - $25.74
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,765 - $63,328  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $2,517  
Commission
$250.00 - $6,500  
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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$28,392 - $60,561  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $25.74  
   
Overtime
$17.34 - $38.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
   
Commission
$250.00 - $6,500  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $2,517  
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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$28,392 - $60,561  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,255
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Job Description for Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance mechanics work with large production machines, typically in factories. They oversee the machine’s performance and upkeep. Maintenance mechanics coordinate the maintenance of a machine with managers of the organization. Unless a machine breaks down, maintenance typically occurs during during off-peak hours so production continues efficiently. Mechanics clean the machine entirely by removing parts and cleaning thoroughly. They oil or lubricate moving parts so that they continue working effectively. If they see any parts that may be damaged or broken, they document the problem and order new parts for the machine. If the maintenance mechanic is working on a machine that broke down unexpectedly, they are responsible for fixing it as quickly and efficiently as possible so there is as little downtime as possible.
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Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
  • Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
  • Complete written record of work performed.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Complete repairs and parts replacements.
  • Repair, install, adjust or maintain machines or vehicles.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic

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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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New York
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Los Angeles
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Portland
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Cleveland
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San Diego
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Dallas
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Denver
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Phoenix
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National Average
$42,000
Rochester
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Atlanta
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Welding
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Machine Operation
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System Repair
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Maintenance
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National Average
$42,000
Plumbing
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HVAC System Design
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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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