Maintenance Scheduler Salary
Maintenance Schedulers in the United States pull down an average of $60K per year. Final cash compensation to Maintenance Schedulers varies from around $30K to approximately $93K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $9K, respectively. Women make up a slight majority of Maintenance Schedulers (53 percent) survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Maintenance Scheduler
Maintenance schedulers are typically in charge of planning and scheduling maintenance for company equipment and premises. This position includes several other responsibilities as well, including communicating with relevant departments, overseeing daily maintenance operations, ordering new parts as needed, and creating maintenance schedules. Additionally, maintenance schedulers must attend required meetings, help develop solutions to maintenance delays and cost overruns, and fill out any needed paperwork. They may suggestions for improvements to maintenance processes and regulations as needed.Read More...
The planning process requires excellent communication skills, as well as an understanding of logistics and resource management. Individuals in this position communicate regularly with managers, maintenance workers, and colleagues in other departments. Often, the maintenance schedulers reports to a maintenance manager or supervisor. This position is primarily office-based, though maintenance schedules may occasionally be required to directly oversee maintenance.
A bachelor's degree is often required for this position, although some employers may allow experience as a substitute for education. Relevant professional experience is generally needed as well. Depending on the type of company, there may be additional requirements; for example, an industrial company may require certifications in (and knowledge of) relevant equipment.
Maintenance Scheduler Tasks
- Coordinate downtimes and schedules, communicating safety and other needs.
- Document work orders, parts, and tools needed for maintenance and repairs.
- Schedule and conduct maintenance, review performance, and increasing inspections if situations warrant.
- Analyze equipment and costs to identify areas to reduce expenses.
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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Scheduler
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $45K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $65K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $64K.