Maintenance Worker Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Maintenance Worker is $13.82 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HVAC and Plumbing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Maintenance Worker Salary (?
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$23,424 - $57,597
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,555
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Maintenance Worker Salary (?
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$9.12 - $21.35
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,424 - $57,597  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
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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$20,032 - $46,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.12 - $21.35  
   
Overtime
$13.13 - $32.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$20,032 - $46,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Job Description for Maintenance Worker

"Maintenance worker" is a general, broad title that encompasses many types of semi-skilled and skilled labor. Generally, “maintenance worker” is used to describe a repair specialist, whether they work for a municipality, factory, building, or other employer. Depending on the type of maintenance work done, this employee's day-to-day tasks may vary. However, a common element shared by maintenance jobs is the physical activity required to complete duties such as operating heavy equipment, maintaining equipment and tools, and fixing broken pipes, walls, and electrical outlets.
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Maintenance Worker Tasks
  • 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

Los Angeles
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National Average
$30,000
Baltimore
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Experience Affects Maintenance Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$30,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Worker Salaries

HVAC
up arrow 56%
Plumbing
up arrow 21%
Maintenance
up arrow 5%
National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 35%