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The average salary for a Maintenance Manager in Australia is AU$88,406.
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What Do Maintenance Managers Do?

Maintenance Manager Tasks
  • Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
  • Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.
  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.

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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Managers?

Skills in Plant Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Managers?

An entry-level Maintenance Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$70,086 based on 10 salaries. An early career Maintenance Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,180 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,921 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$98,599 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$101,807.
Employees with Maintenance Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 28.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (10.2% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (23.4% less), Melbourne, Victoria (3.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.0% less).

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