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Maintenance and Engineering Manager Salary

Maintenance and Engineering Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly three in four have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $49K to $142K per year, median earnings come to $91K annually. Total cash compensation to Maintenance and Engineering Managers approaches anywhere from $49K on the lower end to $142K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $21K from bonuses and upwards of $11K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of Maintenance and Engineering Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,958 - $127,169
(Median)
$55K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,904
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50%
90%

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$11.15 - $32.43
(Median)
$11
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,958 - $127,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,239  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,000  
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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$49,224 - $141,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $32.43  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $55.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,239  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,000  
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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$49,224 - $141,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Manufacturing companies frequently have a large number of pieces of machinery and automation that must function at peak efficiency at all times. The person who ensures that these machines work as intended is a maintenance and engineering manager. These managers oversee all aspects of the manufacturing site itself, and they help ensure best practices to maintain productivity and worker safety are followed.

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Maintenance and Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Oversee safety and appearance of facilities and equipment.
  • Determine priorities and equipment needs for maintenance and repairs.
  • Train and enforce safety procedures and all applicable regulations.
  • Supervise the maintenance staff and schedule for preventative and critical tasks.
  • Track and document all maintenance, upgrades, and repairs, including budget.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance and Engineering Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Plant Maintenance, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Process Engineering, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 13 percent. Most people who know Project Management also know Manufacturing Process Engineering and Operations Management. Most people experienced in Maintenance also know Operations Management and Manufacturing Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance and Engineering Manager

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


Maintenance and Engineering Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $71K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $82K on average. For Maintenance and Engineering Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $97K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $104K on average.

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What is it like working as a Maintenance and Engineering Manager?

Maintenance and Engineering Manager in Bardstown:
"Work Flexibility, Corporate Perks."
Pros: I am my own boss most of the time.
Cons: Too many people asking for things beside my Boss.

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Experience Affects Maintenance and Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$94,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Maintenance and Engineering Manager Salaries


Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 9%



Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$94,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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