Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salary

Apartment Maintenance Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $14.46 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While one-third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and half have dental, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$23,450 - $45,423
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,600
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$10.84 - $18.54
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,450 - $45,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,285  
Commission
$500 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,206 - $42,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $18.54  
   
Overtime
$15.40 - $27.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,285  
   
Commission
$500 - $1,500  
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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$23,206 - $42,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,162
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Technician, Apartments


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Apartment Maintenance Technicians may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Maintenance Manager. The latter position pays an average of $59K annually.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician, Apartments


Apartment Maintenance Technicians report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in HVAC, Electronic Troubleshooting, HVAC System Design, and Plumbing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Painting and ELECTRICAL. Most people who know Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Apartment Maintenance Technicians — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $29K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Apartment Maintenance Technicians who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location


For Apartment Maintenance Technicians, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Apartment Maintenance Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+13 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), Charlotte (+9 percent), and Columbus (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Kalamazoo, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Workers in San Antonio and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
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HVAC System Design
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HVAC
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Plumbing
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Maintenance
0%

Carpentry
0%

National Average
$31,000

ELECTRICAL
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Painting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%
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