Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Salary

Men make up the majority of Industrial Maintenance Repairers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $19.70 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Industrial Maintenance Repairers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,437 - $71,216
$38K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,352
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50%
90%

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$14.10 - $27.95
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.70
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,437 - $71,216  
   
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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$31,685 - $66,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $27.95  
   
Overtime
$20.10 - $41.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$31,685 - $66,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201

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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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For Industrial Maintenance Repairers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Industrial Maintenance Repairers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Machinery Maintenance Mechanic.

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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 23 percent and 11 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Mechanical Tool Repair and Troubleshooting. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial

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


For Industrial Maintenance Repairers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. 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 claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Industrial Maintenance Repairer with more than 20 years of experience can earn $58K on average.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Repairer, Industrial

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Salaries

▲26%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼6%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Repairer, Industrial Salaries

Industrial Hydraulics
▲23%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲11%



Electronic Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Mechanical Tool Repair
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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