Median pay for Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas is around $19.10 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,361 - $77,618
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$78K
MEDIAN: $42,000
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$12.05 - $30.36
(Median)
$12
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,361 - $77,618  
   
Bonus
$1,965  
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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$25,992 - $71,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $30.36  
   
Overtime
$16.47 - $47.40  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,965  
   
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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$25,992 - $71,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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


Maintenance Technicians in Houston generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $36K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $43K. Houston Maintenance Technicians see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 41%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 31%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 27%

Welding
up arrow 20%



Plant Maintenance
up arrow 7%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$41,000

Maintenance
up arrow 3%


System Repair
up arrow 8%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 9%


Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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