Earnings for Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills come in at around $15.84 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills approaches anywhere from $25K on the lower end to $52K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $3K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and tenure. For the most part, Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Roughly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,825 - $54,727
(Median)
$27K
$37K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,375
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$11.60 - $22.64
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$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,825 - $54,727  
   
Bonus
$206.40 - $3,082  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,128  
Commission
$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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$24,752 - $51,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $22.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$17.34 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$206.40 - $3,082  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $6,128  
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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$24,752 - $51,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,987
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CBRE Group, Property Management Company, Greystar Management, Lincoln Property Company, and Essex Property Trust, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills. Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills in search of the best pay head to CBRE Group, where the median salary rolls in at $44K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $53K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $33K.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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


For Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $32K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills make a median salary of $39K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $40K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,849

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For those looking to make money, Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+15 percent), Houston (+9 percent), San Diego (+6 percent), and Denver (+3 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Antonio and Columbus (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

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National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 433 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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