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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary (United States)

Maintenance Supervisors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up between two-thirds and three-fourths of Maintenance Supervisors. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $100K per year, but expected earnings average $65K per year. With some bonuses approaching $14K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Maintenance Supervisors spread between $33K and $100K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the company, followed by the particular city and experience level. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. For the most part, Maintenance Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary (?
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$35,810 - $100,228
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MEDIAN: $64,896
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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary (?
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$13.47 - $31.86
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,810 - $100,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,404  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$32,624 - $99,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 846
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $31.86  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $51.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,404  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$32,624 - $99,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 424
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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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Maintenance Supervisors who transition into an upper level Construction Project Manager role may receive a large increase in pay as the position pays an average $70K per year. More often than not, Maintenance Manager role is the next step for Maintenance Supervisors moving up in the field. Maintenance Managers usually make $59K per year. Many other Maintenance Supervisors choose to take on an Apartments Maintenance Supervisor role, where salaries are typically $39K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

U.S. Air Force (USAF) offers the least money; the median income there is just $81K. The pay range is also pretty narrow, as compensation generally sits between $50K and $117K.

Popular Skills for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

Survey results imply that Maintenance Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. 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 114 percent, 31 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing. Those educated in Maintenance tend to be well versed in 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.
Maintenance Supervisors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $67K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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Miami
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Cincinnati
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New York
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Atlanta
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Phoenix
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National Average
$57,000
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For Maintenance Supervisors, Baton Rouge provides a pay rate that is 53 percent greater than the national average. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+32 percent), Houston (+24 percent), Miami (+17 percent), and Cincinnati (+6 percent).

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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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Maintenance
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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National Average
$57,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

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: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%