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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary

The majority of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $33K to $102K per year, and the median is $67K per year. Total cash earnings of Maintenance Supervisors range from $33K on the low end to $102K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $10K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the company and years of experience are influential factors as well. The majority of Maintenance Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,468 - $102,850
(Median)
$37K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,708
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$13.81 - $31.30
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,468 - $102,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,937  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$32,969 - $102,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 792
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $31.30  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $51.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,937  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$32,969 - $102,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 401

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Job Description for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

A maintenance superintendent is responsible for maximizing their plant's capabilities while minimizing production costs. To this end, the superintendent is responsible for personnel management, budgeting, operations, and project management.

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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Tasks

  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • Keep the building in a clean and orderly condition by examining the building on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


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For Maintenance Supervisors, progressing to a Construction Project Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Construction Project Manager can earn $70K annually. Going from Maintenance Supervisor to Maintenance Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $59K. Many others choose to work as Apartments Maintenance Supervisors, where pay is typically $39K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


U.S. Air Force (USAF) reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $82K) but some workers make up to $118K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Popular Skills for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


Survey results suggest that Maintenance Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 113 percent, 14 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Plumbing and HVAC. Most people familiar with Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

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


For Maintenance Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $51K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $67K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries



National Average
$57,000



Skills That Affect Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries

People Management
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Budget Management
up arrow 6%

Maintenance
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National Average
$57,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

HVAC
up arrow 16%

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 226 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%
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