The average salary for a Maintenance Planner is $71,762.
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Job Description for Maintenance Planner
Maintenance planners help develop strategies for preventive and predictive maintenance systems. They also are responsible for ordering parts and making sure that repairs and maintenance are done in an accurate and high-quality manner. The maintenance planner must also participate in the safety and health programs as needed. These professionals work closely with the maintenance managers to build reliable maintenance systems and teams. They also work with other maintenance employees and preventive…Read more
Maintenance Planner Tasks
- Inspect sites and buildings to scope and plan new and ongoing maintenance work.
- Oversee maintenance workers, assigning tasks, and evaluating completion.
- Maintain and oversee invoices, orders, accounting, and contractor work, including writing ongoing work orders.
- Order parts, supplies, materials, and inventory to ensure activities can proceed.
- Plan and prepare work schedules and services, identify benchmarks for reliability and safety.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Planner
The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Planner are from the companies Cargill, Tyson Foods, Inc. and Johnson Controls Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Tarrant Regional Water District where the average pay is $92,733. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include United States Steel Corporation and Tyson Foods, Inc., earning around $85,000 and $74,310, respectively. CBRE Group pays the lowest at around $55,059. Johnson Controls Inc and Cargill also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,463 and $70,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Planner
Skills in Plant Maintenance, SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP PM), Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Planner
An entry-level Maintenance Planner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,405 based on 34 salaries. An early career Maintenance Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,464 based on 424 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,128 based on 335 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,943 based on 407 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,171.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Maintenance Planner in their job title in Detroit, Michigan earn an average of 27.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (19.8% more) and Richland, Washington (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (13.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.2% less).
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