Maintenance Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Maintenance Technicians take home an average $17.59 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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

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$12.70 - $28.42
(Median)
$13
$18
$28
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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$26,277 - $63,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $28.42  
   
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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$26,277 - $63,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Maintenance Technicians in Houston, Texas. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $35K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. For Maintenance Technicians in Houston, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. Houston Maintenance Technicians who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $56K.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 34%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 28%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 26%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 21%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 19%

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

Welding
up arrow 11%

Plumbing
0%

National Average
$40,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 4%

System Repair
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
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%