An Entry-Level Maintenance Technician earns an average wage of $15.36 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Industrial Hydraulics, Welding, Plant Maintenance, and Systems Troubleshooting.

$24,365 - $54,796
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$55K
MEDIAN: $36,832
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$10.85 - $21.84
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MEDIAN: $15.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,365 - $54,796  
   
Bonus
$197.59 - $3,096  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,600  
Commission
$202.73 - $14,795  
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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$23,235 - $51,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 456
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $21.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.01  
Overtime
$16.65 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$197.59 - $3,096  
   
Commission
$202.73 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,600  
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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$23,235 - $51,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,343

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National Average: $33,831

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Maintenance Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Maintenance Technician in Brentwood:
"Listen and Learn."
Listen and learn everything your boss tells you because you will be able to take the skills you learn anywhere you go in the future.

Maintenance Technician in Largo:
"Anything, as I was new to the field."
Take advantage of any tuition assistance your company has to offer as any further knowledge could help you advance quicker.

Maintenance Technician in manufacturing:
"Would they give me the opportunity to become a journeyman th."
There are more opportunities right now and skilled trades then there are qualified people to fill them.

Maintenance Technician in Greenville Michigan:
"Dedicated worker."
Always be willing to learn new things and be dedicated to your job and always give 100% at everything you do.

Maintenance Technician in mobile alabama:
"Seeking a new career."
My advice to new employee is Safety First always be aware of your surroundings and always have a plans. For some reason if you have to go in working area always have a lock out try out procedure.

Maintenance Technician in Bakersfield:
"I wish I knew then that I know now. To much politics."
Be careful what you ask for. Research the jobs you apply to before accepting the job.

Maintenance Technician in Kansas City:
"Old school."
The way I like is what they did back in the day employees were treated like that were liked and wanted and appreciated now days they don't have that.

Key Stats for Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 694 votes.
074
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 34%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 23%

Welding
up arrow 16%

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 13%







Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000



HVAC System Design
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 694 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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