Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salary

Male Apartment Maintenance Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.07 per hour in the United States. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and just under one-half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,137 - $49,062
$21K
$32K
$49K
MEDIAN: $32,405
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90%

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$11.58 - $19.06
$12
$15
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MEDIAN: $15.07
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$0$49K
Salary $21,137 - $49,062
Bonus $194.89 - $3,973
Profit Sharing $2,600
Commission $400.00
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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$24,257 - $42,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $19.06
Hourly Tips $3.13
Overtime $17.50 - $28.34
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $194.89 - $3,973
Commission $400.00
Profit Sharing $2,600
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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$24,257 - $42,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,310

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

An apartment maintenance technician normally handles repair and upkeep issues with apartment complexes. In some cases, a realtor or leasing company that manages multiple smaller rental properties may keep a dedicated maintenance technician on staff as well. In cases, the technician normally live within the complex(es) they serve or reside nearby to respond promptly when required.

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Maintenance Technician, Apartments Tasks

  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Technician, Apartments


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Apartment Maintenance Technicians might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Apartments Maintenance Supervisor, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $39K per year.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician, Apartments


Apartment Maintenance Technicians report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Appliance Repair, HVAC, and Carpentry are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 6 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Flooring Installation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cleaning and Electrician also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Maintenance also tend to know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Technician, Apartments has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Technician, Apartments with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 694 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Technician, Apartments with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 439 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician, Apartments which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 383 salaries. A Maintenance Technician, Apartments with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 154 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,046

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Apartment Maintenance Technicians, Denver offers exceptional salaries, 8 percent above the national average. Apartment Maintenance Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Omaha (+7 percent), Baltimore (+7 percent), San Diego (+5 percent), and Austin (+4 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Apartment Maintenance Technicians is geography, with workers in Kalamazoo earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Birmingham (8 percent less) and Atlanta (3 percent less).

Maintenance Technician, Apartments Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Technician, Apartments?

Maintenance Technician, Apartments in Jackson:
"Fast paced, meet new people satisfying."
Pros: Learning different skills. And applying them for future knowledge.
Cons: Doing trash detail and sometimes picking up the grounds.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 235 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$32,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries

Appliance Repair
▲23%

▲6%

▲3%



National Average
$32,000

Maintenance
▼1%

Plumbing
▼1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼1%

▼4%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼4%

▼7%

Electrician
▼8%

Drywall
▼8%

Cleaning
▼15%

Flooring Installation
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 38%
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