Building Maintenance Worker Salary

A Building Maintenance Worker earns an average wage of $14.76 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Carpenter, Systems Troubleshooting, and HVAC.
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$24,291 - $56,858
$24K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $38,629
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50%
90%

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$10.05 - $21.59
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.91
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$0$56K
Salary $24,291 - $56,858
Bonus $101.93 - $6,864
Profit Sharing $400.00
Commission $3,800
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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$21,319 - $49,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 242
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.05 - $21.59
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $15.13 - $33.64
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $101.93 - $6,864
Commission $3,800
Profit Sharing $400.00
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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$21,319 - $49,247
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,335

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Job Description for Building Maintenance Worker

A building maintenance worker is responsible for various duties associated with keeping a building in excellent shape in terms of visual appeal, function, and safety for the individuals in the building. Building maintenance workers must possess a very varied skill set; they can be expected to handle plumbing, painting, masonry, roofing, HVAC systems, and many other issues that arise in a building. One day they may be changing air conditioner filters and light bulbs; the next day, they may be dealing with a flooded basement, and, the day after that, they may be replacing worn-out carpeting.

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Building Maintenance Worker 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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Pay by Experience Level for Building Maintenance Worker

Pay by Experience for a Building Maintenance Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Maintenance Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 663 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Maintenance Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 453 salaries. An experienced Building Maintenance Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 479 salaries. A Building Maintenance Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 224 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,122

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Building Maintenance Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Building Maintenance Worker?

Building Maintenance Worker in Seattle:
"Work is work."
Pros: The fact that. I can get here mostly on the freeway.
Cons: Every one tries to take advantage of you.

Building Maintenance Worker in Geneseo:
Pros: Working with the elderly and doing something different each day.
Cons: I enjoy everything about my job.

Building Maintenance Worker in Gulfport:
"It's hard."
Pros: I like the pay. It pays the few bills that I do have.
Cons: Cleaning every night is a very card task.

Building Maintenance Worker in Eugene:
"Excellent."
Pros: The people and the environment.
Cons: The pay and no opportunity for overtime.

Building Maintenance Worker in Roswell:
"Rewarding, flexible hours, nice coworkers."
Pros: Being able to help and be a part of major city events.
Cons: The drama set by the female coworkers.

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Key Stats for Building Maintenance Worker

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 301 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

▲15%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$32,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Worker Salaries

Carpenter
▲29%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲22%

▲17%



▲2%

Carpentry
▲2%



National Average
$32,000

▼2%

ELECTRICAL
▼2%

Drywall
▼3%

▼7%

Household Electronic Repair
▼8%

Painting
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 301 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 32%
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