$57,604
Avg. Salary
$20.10
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,547

Bonus

$1,941

Profit Sharing

$2,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Maintenance Director is $20.10 per hour.

The average pay for a Maintenance Director is $57,604 per year.

10%
$14.97
10%
$20.10
50%
$27.42
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.10
10%
$39k
10%
$58k
50%
$106k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $57,604
$39,124 - $106,237
$39K
$58K
$110K
MEDIAN: $57,604
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90%

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$14.97 - $27.42
$15
$20
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MEDIAN: $20.10
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$0$106K
Salary $39,124 - $106,237
Bonus $0.00 - $15,266
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,101
Commission $2,000
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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$34,381 - $97,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,769
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.97 - $27.42
Hourly Tips $0.12
Overtime $20.54 - $40.43
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,266
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,101
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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$34,381 - $97,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,021

Job Description

A maintenance director is responsible for ensuring the safety of the area that they are supervising, managing a staff, and dealing directly with the customers or clients. The maintenance director is often consulted for their expertise in how to best maintain the condition of the property. They also manage a budget, which should include allocating expenses and workers in the most efficient and effective way possible. A maintenance director must also have a good hands-on knowledge of how to troubleshoot any logistical problems. This includes doing small repairs, knowing the best practices for the upkeep of the facilities, and having the ability to instruct and train others in these areas. It would may necessary to lift items up to 50 pounds for this position as well. Additionally, this job can include interviewing and hiring new employees.

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Maintenance Director Tasks
  • Ensure safety and attractive appearance of facilities.
  • Conduct ongoing preventative maintenance and document all activities.
  • Maintain and train others on fire and life safety regulations and equipment.
  • Perform upgrades and renovations, including electrical, paint, and plumbing.

Popular Employer Salaries

$0$80K

$44,560

$55,063

YMCA
10 profiles
$33,602

Brookdale
9 profiles
$48,605

HCR ManorCare
7 profiles
$45,606

$49,999

Elmcroft
3 profiles
$63,871

Common Career Paths


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Advancing into a Facilities Director role seems to be a popular career move for Maintenance Directors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $83K per year. As Maintenance Directors progress in their field, many go on to become Aircraft Maintenance Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $75K per year. Another common career choice for Maintenance Directors is to move into a Building Maintenance Supervisor role. Typically, Building Maintenance Supervisors get paid $40K.

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Popular Skills


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with aviation, Budget Management, and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 75 percent, 64 percent, and 54 percent, respectively. Those listing Add New: Electrical as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Carpentry and Plumbing also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Facility Maintenance & Coordination tend to be well versed in Operations Management and Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 376 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Director 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 417 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 516 salaries. A Maintenance Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 421 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

21%

2%

-1%

-4%

-14%

-19%

National Average: $50,955

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

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Director?

Maintenance Director in Bourne:
"A lot of hard work and hours."
Pros: Interesting.
Cons: Some employees.

Maintenance Director in West Palm Beach:
"The problems I deal with having two direct bosses."
Need patience and knowledge.

Maintenance Director in Boston:
"Better job description."
Better understanding of how co. Works.

Maintenance Director in Portland:
"Happy despite lower pay."
Pros: Variety of daily tasks and resident interactions.
Cons: Never enough time in the day.

Maintenance Director in amarillo texas:
"Makeing sure everything is done right."
Pros: Makeing building run smoothly.
Cons: When peiple don't listen.

Maintenance Director in Lemont:
"Helping the elderly."
Pros: Putting smiles on the residents faces.
Cons: The way upper management runs the facility.

Maintenance Director in Bay City:
"How much I should be paid."
Know your skills, and know your worth.

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 534 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲26%

▲2%

National Average
$51,000

▼10%

▼18%

How Skills Affect Salaries

aviation
▲73%

Budget Management
▲62%

Equipment Maintenance
▲52%

Plant Maintenance
▲10%

HVAC
▲8%


National Average
$51,000

Project Management
▼3%

▼5%


ELECTRICAL
▼7%



▼14%

Carpentry
▼35%

Add New: Electrical
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 534 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 27%