The average salary for a Maintenance Technician is AU$66,961 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Industrial Hydraulics and Plant Maintenance.

AU$48,109 - AU$107,786
AU$48K
AU$67K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$67,084
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50%
90%
AU$21.12 - AU$39.51
AU$21
AU$29
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$29.49
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AU$0AU$107K
Salary AU$48,109 - AU$107,786
Bonus AU$206 - AU$15,417
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$46,442 - AU$98,233
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 235
Hourly Data AU$0AU$75
Hourly Rate AU$21.12 - AU$39.51
Overtime AU$29.25 - AU$75.01
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$206 - AU$15,417
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$46,442 - AU$98,233
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

Job Description for Maintenance Technician

Maintenance technicians are generally in charge of the upkeep of a facility, such as an apartment complex or business office, and often have a variety of skills, such as plumbing, groundskeeping, carpentry, painting, and janitorial and electrical skills. Some may also have HVAC technician certification in order to repair heating and cooling systems.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Technician


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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 148 salaries. A Maintenance Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 118 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$64,020

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Key Stats for Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼2%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries



Welding
▼0%

National Average
AU$64,000


▼2%

▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%