A Handyman earns an average wage of £9.98 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£14,570 - £27,721
£15K
£21K
£28K
MEDIAN: £20,781
10%
50%
90%
£7.26 - £17.18
£7
£10
£17
MEDIAN: £10.10
10%
50%
90%
£0£32K
Salary £14,570 - £27,721
Bonus £0.00 - £7,946
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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£14,955 - £32,745
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £7.26 - £17.18
Hourly Tips £1.25
Overtime £1.49 - £25.53
Annual Data £0£32K
Bonus £0.00 - £7,946
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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£14,955 - £32,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 304

Job Description for Handyman

There are perhaps few other jobs as varied and demanding as that of a handyman. This line of work requires not only a vast scope of building skills, such as carpentry, wood repair and general remodeling; it also entails a variety of other specialty knowledge, including basic plumbing, appliance repair and even electrical maintenance. In fact, when a handyman is hired, he or she is expected to be able to come to a job ready to tackle a plethora of fix-it projects.

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Handyman Tasks

  • Inspect and plan upgrades and minor building projects, including drywall, roofs, and woodwork.
  • Respond to emergencies quickly.
  • Clean up after work to ensure a tidy and safe environment.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance, including painting, power washing, and cosmetic upgrades.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical and plumbing problems.

Handyman Pay By Employer

$0$125K

Self-Employed
23 profiles
$58,365

Mr Handyman Inc
9 profiles
$44,835

Handyman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Handyman

Pay by Experience Level for Handyman

Pay by Experience for a Handyman has a positive trend. An entry-level Handyman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Handyman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Handyman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 71 salaries. A Handyman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 35 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £21,164

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

Handyman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Handyman?

Handyman in Folkestone:
"Stressful."
Pros: Varied repairs and other work to keep buildings in good order within my scope.
Cons: Not being able to do certain repairs until clients are in bed at night or in another room, due to safety aspects.

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Key Stats for Handyman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Handyman Salaries

▲15%

▲5%

National Average
₤21,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Handyman Salaries

National Average
₤21,000

Electrician
▼1%

Carpentry
▼2%

▼5%

▼5%

Joinery
▼5%

Painting
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%