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Maintenance Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Maintenance Technician in Houston earns approximately $17.80 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Maintenance Technicians in Houston. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,350 - $63,009
(Median)
$23K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,500
10%
50%
90%

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$12.67 - $28.78
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,350 - $63,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$26,198 - $65,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $44.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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).
)
$26,198 - $65,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas

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


Houston Maintenance Technicians generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $35K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $42K on average. On average, Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $60K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 32%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 28%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 25%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 19%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 18%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 17%

Welding
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Plumbing
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
up arrow 2%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Maintenance
up arrow 4%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 5%

System Repair
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%
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