A Water Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $16.92 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$26,089 - $76,715
(Median)
$26K
$43K
$77K
MEDIAN: $42,911
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$11.09 - $26.93
(Median)
$11
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$26,089 - $76,715  
   
Bonus
$889  
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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$24,345 - $61,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$16.90 - $45.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$889  
   
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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$24,345 - $61,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Job Description for Water Maintenance Worker

Water maintenance workers are generally responsible for repairing utilities, such as sewer and plumbing, and other water-related maintenance. They work with many tools which must be carried to the repair site, which may be indoors or outdoors depending on the location of the problem, and these range from a clogged toilet to complex excavation for sewer services. Work environments may include residential housing, office buildings, and other locations where water works are employed.

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Water Maintenance Worker Tasks

  • Document and communicate condition assessment during facilities planning and event response.
  • Assess and maintain critical elements of water systems, including delivery, waste water, storm water servicing, and reclaimed water.
  • Evaluate equipment for wear and provide preventative maintenance and repair.

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Pay by Experience Level for Water Maintenance Worker

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

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Experience Affects Water Maintenance Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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