The average wage for a Senior Maintenance Technician is $22.58 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Equipment Maintenance.

$33,037 - $76,370
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $54,027
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$16.22 - $30.22
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,037 - $76,370  
   
Bonus
$252.83 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
Commission
$3,450  
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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$34,208 - $71,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $30.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08  
Overtime
$24.15 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$252.83 - $5,500  
   
Commission
$3,450  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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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$34,208 - $71,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 578
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Job Description for Senior Maintenance Technician

The senior maintenance technician helps keep their facilities clean and in working order. Depending on the needs of the organization, this may cover a large variety of tasks, such as repairing and performing regular maintenance on fixtures and equipment. They are also responsible for troubleshooting problems as they arise, identifying and addressing potential areas of concern, and operating equipment necessary to complete these tasks. Depending on the employer, these tasks may all take place within a building and its grounds or in several locations; it may also require more specialized maintenance tasks on systems such as security, plumbing, or irrigation. Senior maintenance technicians may also supervise junior maintenance technicians. Successful senior maintenance technicians must have a solid understanding of the various systems under their supervision, though employers may provide on-the-job training.

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Senior Maintenance Technician Tasks

  • Record activities, supplies, and necessary components, ordering items when required.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to evaluate needs and project plans.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair physical assets and infrastructure for ongoing use.
  • Create project plans for major upgrades and repairs.

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Experience Affects Senior Maintenance Technician Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Senior Maintenance Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
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Welding
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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System Repair
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Maintenance
0%

National Average
$51,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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ELECTRICAL
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Plant Maintenance
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HVAC
up arrow 15%

Carpentry
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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