Entry-Level Maintenance Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Maintenance Technician earns an average wage of $15.39 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.

$24,477 - $58,399
$24K
$37K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,892
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$11.05 - $22.07
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MEDIAN: $15.55
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$0$58K
Salary $24,477 - $58,399
Bonus $203.41 - $3,844
Profit Sharing $302.01 - $5,182
Commission $206.08 - $14,544
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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$23,750 - $52,104
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 504
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.05 - $22.07
Hourly Tips $0.12 - $3.17
Overtime $16.92 - $33.72
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $203.41 - $3,844
Commission $206.08 - $14,544
Profit Sharing $302.01 - $5,182
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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$23,750 - $52,104
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,706

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,412

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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 Palm Coast:
Keep an open mind, something to be learned every day.

Maintenance Technician in Detroit:
"Get as much training as possible."
Always learn as much as you can even if it's not officially your job one day you may be able to make it your job. You can never know to much. When troubleshooting a problem check the easy stuff first try not to outsmart yourself. Always try to work as a team and never be afraid to ask for help. Not knowing is ok just make sure you learn for it.

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 Warren:
"I wish I know how long it took to move up in the business/ma."
Go in as high pay possible good luck.

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 Washington:
"Timeliness."
Never be late.

Key Stats for Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 890 votes.
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
▲32%

Industrial Hydraulics
▲21%

▲15%








Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity)
▲2%

National Average
$34,000


▼4%


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 890 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 25%
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