Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Maintenance Technicians take home approximately $18.48 per hour on average. Job satisfaction for Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,422 - $76,000
(Median)
$23K
$42K
$76K
MEDIAN: $42,000
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$12.91 - $29.31
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,422 - $76,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
Total Pay (?
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$26,715 - $72,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $29.31  
   
Overtime
$18.92 - $44.79  
Local 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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$26,715 - $72,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $37K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $43K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $48K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $66K on average.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 40%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 21%

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


Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 8%

Welding
up arrow 8%

National Average
$42,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Plumbing
up arrow 5%


System Repair
up arrow 6%

Machine Operation
up arrow 6%


HVAC System Design
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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