Men represent the vast majority of Industrial Maintenance Repairers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $19.55 per hour nationwide. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,474 - $69,042
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$38K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,352
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90%

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$14.00 - $27.46
(Median)
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,474 - $69,042  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $6,411  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$31,427 - $65,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $27.46  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $40.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$202.73 - $6,411  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$31,427 - $65,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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Job Description for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial

Industrial maintenance repairers, also referred to as "mechanics," are responsible for the maintenance and repair of industrial machinery and equipment. They may be employed on a contract basis, but usually work in a repair shop or industrial setting and work directly for the company which operates equipment in need of maintenance or repair.

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Common Career Paths for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial


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Many Industrial Maintenance Repairers move into a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics on average bring in a similar salary to Industrial Maintenance Repairers.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Industrial Hydraulics and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 12 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Mechanical Tool Repair and Troubleshooting. Most people who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial

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


For many Industrial Maintenance Repairers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $40K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $43K. Industrial Maintenance Repairers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $49K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $56K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Salaries



National Average
$46,000



Skills That Affect Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Salaries

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 24%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 12%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Systems Troubleshooting
0%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$46,000


Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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