Maintenance and Engineering Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $54K to $142K per year, median earnings come to $93K annually. Total incomes of Maintenance and Engineering Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $38K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $54K and $142K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,379 - $125,229
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$59K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,476
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$14.65 - $51.35
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$51
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,379 - $125,229  
   
Bonus
$1,996 - $20,033  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $38,000  
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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$53,829 - $142,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $51.35  
   
Overtime
$35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,996 - $20,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $38,000  
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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$53,829 - $142,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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


Maintenance and Engineering Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Operations Management, Plant Maintenance, and Manufacturing Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 15 percent. Those proficient in Project Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Manufacturing Process Engineering and Operations Management. Most people familiar with 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $76K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $87K on average. Maintenance and Engineering Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $100K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $104K.

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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
$98,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Maintenance and Engineering Manager Salaries




Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Project Management
0%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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National Average
$98,000

Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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