Average Maintenance Technician Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician in Australia is AU$29.75.
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Hourly Rate
AU$22 - AU$40
AU$805 - AU$15,659
Total Pay
AU$46,768 - AU$95,790

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician 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.

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Career Paths

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Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Supervisor
Field Service Technician
Maintenance Manager
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

An entry-level Maintenance Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$24.85 based on 10 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.29 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.73 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.21 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$35.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (12.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (12.2% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (4.6% less).

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