The average hourly pay for a General Maintenance Worker is $15.22.
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$10 - $21
$99 - $19,727
$0 - $1,000
$20,806 - $46,748
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Job Description for General Maintenance Worker
General maintenance workers work in a wide range of industries, even if they are typically unnoticed in the course of a day. These workers are responsible for basic and necessary maintenance and may work in buildings, factories, and even outside to troubleshoot problems as they arise and take necessary steps to prevent problems in the future. Although general maintenance workers may be contracted through a main employer to perform services as needed, many are also employed in-house by employers…Read more
General Maintenance Worker Tasks
- Perform a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds.
- Services appliances and emergency equipment.
- Perform minor troubleshooting repairs and adjustments.
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Popular Skills for General Maintenance Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Maintenance, Plumbing, Equipment Maintenance and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.
Pay by Experience Level for General Maintenance Worker
An entry-level General Maintenance Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.03 based on 10 salaries. An early career General Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.29 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career General Maintenance Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.79 based on 58 salaries. An experienced General Maintenance Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.46 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
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