Average Maintenance Engineer Hourly Pay

$17.22
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$2,982
Bonus
$2,300
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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Engineer is $17.22.
10%
$11.93
MEDIAN
$17.22
90%
$28.42
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$12 - $28
Bonus
$492 - $10,488
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$497 - $9,696
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$26,296 - $85,582
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What Do Maintenance Engineers Do?

Maintenance Engineer Tasks
  • Inspects and diagnoses machine malfunctions.
  • Repairs and replaces defective machines or equipment.
  • Uses a wide variety of tools and equipment to ensure proper maintenance of machines.
  • Record and document type and cost of repair work needed.

Job Satisfaction for Maintenance Engineer

3.8 out of 5
(336)
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53Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Engineer are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn Express and Hilton Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $17.14. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Courtyard by Marriott and Extended Stay America Hotels, earning around $16.45 and $14.12, respectively. Holiday Inn Express pays the lowest at around $11.98. Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.21 and $12.77, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Engineers?

An entry-level Maintenance Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.18 based on 40 salaries. An early career Maintenance Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.06 based on 565 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.42 based on 366 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.18 based on 360 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Maintenance Engineer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.5% more) and New York, New York (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (11.4% less), Dallas, Texas (8.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,627 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
34.7%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
18.2%