Maintenance Technician Salary with Plumbing skills (United States)

Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills usually make around $15.38 per hour. The top of the range reaches $21.54, and the bottom approaches $10.62 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although most have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, 25 percent claim no health benefits at all. Most Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Maintenance Technician with Plumbing skills Salary (?
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$23,458 - $52,433
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MEDIAN: $37,946
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Maintenance Technician with Plumbing skills Salary (?
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$10.62 - $21.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,458 - $52,433  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,564  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
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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$23,087 - $50,231  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $21.54  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $32.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,564  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $6,000  
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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$23,087 - $50,231  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 770
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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician with Plumbing skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, pay rises to approximately $34K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $37K after 10 to 20 years. After a couple decades on the job, Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills see only modest salary growth, with pay averaging $39,869. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 17 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

Phoenix
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Chicago
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Columbia
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Tampa
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Denver
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Austin
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St. Louis
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Columbus
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Las Vegas
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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National Average
$34,000
Florida
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San Antonio
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Nashville
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Raleigh
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For Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills, Phoenix provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+20 percent), Tampa (+18 percent), Columbia (+18 percent), and Denver (+10 percent). Maintenance Technicians with Plumbing skills in Raleigh report much lower salaries than the rest of the country—27 percent below the national average—proving that residency is a major factor in overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Nashville and San Antonio (-16 percent and -8 percent, respectively).

Experience Affects Maintenance Technician with Plumbing skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%
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