$49,192
Avg. Salary
$20.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,565

Bonus

$2,023

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic is $20.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic is $49,192 per year.

10%
$14.15
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$20.59
50%
$29.20
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MEDIAN $20.59
10%
$31k
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$49k
50%
$78k
90%
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MEDIAN $49,192
$30,586 - $77,513
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$78K
MEDIAN: $49,192
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$0$77K
Salary $30,586 - $77,513
Bonus $195 - $6,075
Profit Sharing $302 - $5,960
Commission $3,000
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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$30,563 - $69,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 199
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.15 - $29.20
Hourly Tips $0.03
Overtime $19.35 - $42.82
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $195 - $6,075
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $302 - $5,960
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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$30,563 - $69,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,443

Job Description for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

A machinery maintenance mechanic is responsible for ensuring that equipment continues to operate at acceptable levels. First and foremost, a machinery maintenance mechanic is responsible for performing regular maintenance and inspections of equipment; this may involve visual inspections, as well as tasks such as operating a robot to perform a diagnostic test. Aside from general inspection and maintenance, this mechanic responds to requests when a machine breaks down or otherwise malfunctions.

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Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
  • Repair, install, adjust or maintain machinery.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
  • Complete written record of work performed.
  • Complete repairs and parts replacements.

Common Career Paths for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic


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Machinery Maintenance Mechanics' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Maintenance Supervisor. On average, Maintenance Supervisors get paid about the same as Machinery Maintenance Mechanics do. It is more probable, however, that Machinery Maintenance Mechanics become Industrial Machinery Mechanics or Maintenance Supervisors.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Job Listings

Popular Skills for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Precision Machining, Manufacturing Fabrication, and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 47 percent, 40 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance, Mechanical Tool Repair, and Industrial Hydraulics. Most people skilled in System Repair are similarly competent in Systems Troubleshooting and Welding. Most people skilled in Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Welding and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 285 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Machinery Maintenance Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 298 salaries. A Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 222 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

12%

National Average: $46,789

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

Machinery Maintenance Mechanics will find that Phoenix offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+14 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Cincinnati (+8 percent), and Salt Lake City (+6 percent). Machinery Maintenance Mechanics in Fresno take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 35 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (23 percent lower) and Tampa (16 percent lower).

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic?

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Angola:
"Busy hardworking."
Pros: Fixing things I what I do best, makes my job enjoyable.
Cons: Management, and not being my own boss.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Atlanta:
"Cost of living."
Pros: Cost of living and jobs are closer to home.
Cons: Heavy Traffic and extreme weather.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Minneapolis:
Experience is the only thing that will get you more money.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Singapore:
"We are working must housekeeping.and safety work."
Pre plan job.preparation tools and equipment with permit work isolation system.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Bakersfield:
"Choose a different field."
Unless management the job sucks. Get a degree.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Salt Lake City:
"Good money, but not good enough."
Despite safety policies, you will be cornered into situations where you have to choose to either put your body at risk our be seen as a slacker. The job isn't worth damaging your body.

Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Poteau:
"Strenuous."
Pros: Gets me out of the house away from the wife and kids.
Cons: Long hours daily working on days off constantly fixing others mistakes low pay.

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Key Stats for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 361 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Precision Machining
▲46%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲39%

Plant Maintenance
▲20%




Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲2%


▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%




Mechanical Tool Repair
▼7%

Maintenance
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 361 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%