Entry-Level Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salary

Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers take home approximately $12.46 per hour on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by slightly more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$21,050 - $55,955
$21K
$34K
$56K
MEDIAN: $33,637
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$9.16 - $19.02
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$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,050 - $55,955  
   
Bonus
$148.65 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$89.00  
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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$19,382 - $43,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.16 - $19.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.83  
Overtime
$13.49 - $29.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$148.65 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$89.00  
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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$19,382 - $43,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,001
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,579

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers, 76 percent above the national average. Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Columbus (+37 percent), Los Angeles (+32 percent), Cleveland (+15 percent), and Grand Rapids (+11 percent). Las Vegas is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Workers in Atlanta and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Advice

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Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Rootstown:
`"$That they were never going to pay me anywhere near what I'm."`
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Key Stats for Maintenance and Repair Worker, General

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 167 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salaries

Welding
▲29%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▲7%

System Repair
▲5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼2%

Plumbing
▼3%

Painting
▼9%

Cleaning
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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