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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salary

Maintenance Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent more than two-thirds of Maintenance Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $67K per year and spread from $33K to $102K per year. Total incomes of Maintenance Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $33K and $102K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the company and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Maintenance Supervisors is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,999 - $102,419
(Median)
$37K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,581
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$14.08 - $31.57
(Median)
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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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
$36,999 - $102,419  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,963  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,845  
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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$33,094 - $102,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 798
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $31.57  
   
Overtime
$14.99 - $50.97  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,963  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,845  
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).
)
$33,094 - $102,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 397

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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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At the upper end, Maintenance Supervisors who move into a Construction Project Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Construction Project Managers is a much higher $70K per year. 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


Offering a median salary of only $81K, U.S. Air Force (USAF) pays the least. Not only that, but the earnings range of $50K to $117K is pretty narrow, too.

Popular Skills for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


Survey results suggest that Maintenance Supervisors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with People Management, Budget Management, and Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 111 percent, 34 percent, and 24 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like HVAC and Plumbing. It is often found that people who know Maintenance are also skilled 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Maintenance Supervisors in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $45K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $51K. On average, Maintenance Supervisors make $59K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $68K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries



National Average
$58,000



Skills That Affect Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries

People Management
up arrow 111%

Budget Management
up arrow 34%



Maintenance
0%

National Average
$58,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

up arrow 15%

HVAC
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
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%