The average pay for a Maintenance Technician in Columbia, South Carolina is $19.44 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Troubleshooting.

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MEDIAN: $38,974
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$12.88 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,974  
   
Bonus
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$26,069 - $68,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$28.99  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$400.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,069 - $68,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
5.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

National Average
$44,000

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 19%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 12%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 4%

National Average
$44,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 4%

Welding
up arrow 4%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Plumbing
up arrow 10%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 10%

Maintenance
up arrow 14%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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