Maintenance Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

An average Maintenance Technician in Houston can expect to take home roughly $17.95 per hour. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$23,350 - $63,009
(Median)
$23K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,493
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90%

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$12.66 - $29.01
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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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$25,615 - $65,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.66 - $29.01  
   
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).
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$25,615 - $65,159  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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.


Maintenance Technicians in Houston who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $37K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $41K. Houston Maintenance Technicians bring in $48K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $59K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 36%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 15%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 13%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 10%

Welding
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Plumbing
up arrow 3%


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 6%

System Repair
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

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