Maintenance Worker Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Maintenance Worker is $13.61 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HVAC and Plumbing.
Maintenance Worker Total Pay (?
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$23,394 - $57,995
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,157
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Maintenance Worker Total Pay (?
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$9.09 - $21.43
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,394 - $57,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,196  
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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$19,936 - $46,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $21.43  
   
Overtime
$13.08 - $32.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,196  
   
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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$19,936 - $46,782  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Job Description for Maintenance Worker

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.
  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Worker

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

Pay Difference By Location

Baltimore
up arrow 25%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
National Average
$30,000
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Experience Affects Maintenance Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$30,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Worker Salaries

HVAC
up arrow 56%
Plumbing
up arrow 20%
Maintenance
up arrow 6%
National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 35%
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