A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of AU$24.79 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$34,622 - AU$66,476
AU$35K
AU$53K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$53,461
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50%
90%
AU$18.80 - AU$35.08
AU$19
AU$25
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$24.68
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$34,622 - AU$66,476
Bonus AU$2,200
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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AU$39,236 - AU$71,145
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$18.80 - AU$35.08
Overtime AU$42.63
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$2,200
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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AU$39,236 - AU$71,145
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Building Maintenance Worker

A building maintenance worker is responsible for various duties associated with keeping a building in excellent shape in terms of visual appeal, function, and safety for the individuals in the building. Building maintenance workers must possess a very varied skill set; they can be expected to handle plumbing, painting, masonry, roofing, HVAC systems, and many other issues that arise in a building. One day they may be changing air conditioner filters and light bulbs; the next day, they may be dealing with a flooded basement, and, the day after that, they may be replacing worn-out carpeting.

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Building Maintenance Worker Tasks

  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.

Building Maintenance Worker Pay By Employer

$0$58K

$21,967

$54,988

Building Maintenance Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Building Maintenance Worker

Pay by Experience for a Building Maintenance Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Maintenance Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Maintenance Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Building Maintenance Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 27 salaries. A Building Maintenance Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,728

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Key Stats for Building Maintenance Worker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

▲5%

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%