Average Building Maintenance Worker Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Building Maintenance Worker is $15.21.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $23
$101 - $3,034
Profit Sharing
$16 - $5,034
$0 - $950
Total Pay
$22,281 - $50,944

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Job Description for Building Maintenance Worker

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.

Job Satisfaction for Building Maintenance Worker

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Building Maintenance Worker are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, CBRE Group and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at CBRE Group where the average pay is $21.93. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include ABM Industries, Inc. and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., earning around $21.63 and $19.25, respectively. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. pays the lowest at around $9.54. Quality Inn & Suites and Best Western International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.00 and $10.25, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Building Maintenance Worker

Skills in Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Plumbing and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Building Maintenance Worker

An entry-level Building Maintenance Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.84 based on 41 salaries. An early career Building Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.10 based on 915 salaries. A mid-career Building Maintenance Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.53 based on 525 salaries. An experienced Building Maintenance Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.78 based on 653 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Building Maintenance Worker in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 13.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (9.9% less), Cleveland, Ohio (9.8% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.3% less).

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