Maintenance Mechanic in Houston, Texas Salary

A Maintenance Mechanic in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $20.57 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$14.60 - $25.73
$15
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $20.72
10%
50%
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Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.60 - $25.73
Overtime $24.73 - $37.13
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $2,850
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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$29,725 - $65,340
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 12 salaries. A Maintenance Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries.

Maintenance Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Houston?

Maintenance Mechanic in Houston:
"Overall not bad."
Pros: The travel and Geting to see the different parts of the city.
Cons: Some of the work is dangerous and hazardous to health and physically demanding on the body.

Maintenance Mechanic in Houston:
"Cost of living."
Pros: Currently in new york and it is very expensive.
Cons: Some traffic.

Key Stats for Maintenance Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

▲3%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼29%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲9%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲6%


Plant Maintenance
▲3%

System Repair
▲3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

Machine Operation
▲1%

▼0%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

Industrial Hydraulics
▼3%

Plumbing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%
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