The average wage for a Maintenance Technician is C$21.41 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Plant Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.

C$34,920 - C$72,004
C$35K
C$50K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$50,242
10%
50%
90%
C$14.58 - C$30.42
C$15
C$21
C$30
MEDIAN: C$20.73
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$34,920 - C$72,004
Bonus C$400 - C$6,068
Profit Sharing C$1,800
Commission C$31,368
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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C$31,215 - C$69,740
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 187
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$14.58 - C$30.42
Overtime C$22.28 - C$52.20
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$400 - C$6,068
Commission C$31,368
Profit Sharing C$1,800
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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C$31,215 - C$69,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 553

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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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

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 C$43,000 based on 197 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 C$50,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 99 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 C$53,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,392

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Maintenance Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Technician?

Maintenance Technician in Dartmouth:
"Fast Paced Specialty Equipment Repair And Diagnosis."
Pros: The constant changing of product lines and traveling for training provided by distributors. Requires quick and accurate diagnosis of equipment systems operational failures.
Cons: Undefined pay scale and an unclear specification of duties.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

▲14%

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
C$46,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries




Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▲3%

National Average
C$46,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼5%

▼10%

Maintenance
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%