A Maintenance Technician in Birmingham, Alabama earns an average wage of $16.73 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$11.76 - $25.90
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$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $25.90  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $52.31  
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$24,501 - $59,143  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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

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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

Equipment Maintenance
0%

National Average
$36,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 1%

Plumbing
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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