Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary

Maintenance Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $66K per year, but may range from $33K to $103K per year. In the world of Maintenance Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $33K and $103K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $10K, respectively. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and years of experience are driving factors as well. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$37,714 - $102,892
(Median)
$38K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,100
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$13.86 - $31.44
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,714 - $102,892  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,958  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,174  
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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$33,184 - $102,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 799
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $31.44  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $52.00  
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 - $14,958  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,174  
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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$33,184 - $102,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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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 go on to become Construction Project Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Construction Project Managers is $70K annually. With an annual salary of $59K, Maintenance Manager is the most common role for Maintenance Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Apartments Maintenance Supervisor role — which usually pays $39K — is also typical for Maintenance Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $118K, U.S. Air Force (USAF) still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $82K, the lowest in the field.

Popular Skills for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


Maintenance Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management, Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 112 percent, 16 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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Maintenance Supervisors make a median salary of $58K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $67K on average.

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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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National Average
$57,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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HVAC
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 220 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%
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