$65,797
Avg. Salary
$21.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,568

Bonus

$2,250

Profit Sharing

$500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent is $21.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent is $65,797 per year.

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$13.91
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$21.47
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$34.62
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MEDIAN $21.47
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$40k
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$66k
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$106k
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MEDIAN $65,797
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MEDIAN: $65,797
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$0$106K
Salary $39,774 - $106,500
Bonus $0.00 - $14,860
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,161
Commission $500
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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$34,056 - $103,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,066
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $13.91 - $34.62
Hourly Tips $0.65
Overtime $20.59 - $61.74
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,860
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,161
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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$34,056 - $103,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 640

Job Description for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

A maintenance superintendent is responsible for maximizing their plant's capabilities while minimizing production costs. To this end, the superintendent is responsible for personnel management, budgeting, operations, and project management.

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Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Tasks
  • Keep the building in a clean and orderly condition by examining the building on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.

Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


U.S. Air Force (USAF) reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $83K) but some workers make up to $119K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


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Maintenance Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Construction Project Manager. The latter position pays an average of $70K annually. With an annual salary of $60K, Maintenance Manager is the most common role for Maintenance Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Apartments Maintenance Supervisor role — which usually pays $39K — is also typical for Maintenance Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Job Listings

Popular Skills for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent


Maintenance Supervisors report using a large range of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Reliability Centred Maintenance can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. Budget Management and Equipment Maintenance are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 10 percent and 20 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing, HVAC, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Most people who know Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 181 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 329 salaries. A Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 263 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,264

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Maintenance Supervisors, 56 percent higher than the national average. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+27 percent), San Diego (+26 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), and Houston (+19 percent). The lowest-paying market is Orlando, which sits 18 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cleveland and New York (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent?

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Spartanburg:
"I wished I would have asked more questions."
Learn how to ask questions. Don't just sit there and hope that someone will tell you something. Go out, and find out for yourself. Learn as much as you can, as fast as you can.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Silverdale:
"Listen up!"
Listen to the people that have been working there previous to you, they will most likely have the answers that you're looking for on a day-to-day basis.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Hamel:
"Hard worker."
Pros: Travel.
Cons: To much travel.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Virginia Beach:
"This Jobs a Lie."
Pros: I enjoy working with contractors, getting my hands dirty, and the over all field of work. I also enjoy being able to speak and learn another language on the job.
Cons: I went in to the job thinking I was supposed to learn directly from the owner on how to operate the business and slowly take over responsibility until I was in control and running the business. It's now almost been two years and I am still on the work trucks every day as an installer and medium between angry contractors and my boss. Yet I can not make major on the job decisions because my boss won't relinquish any power. Also know one has a dedicated position at my job because my boss has to micromanage everything.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Jacksonville:
"Wisdom."
People are your most important resource.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Lake Forest:
Pros: I like to work with the environment and native habits restoration.
Cons: Allergies and poison plants because of the poison oak.

Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent in Phoenix:
"Wish they would have told me salery."
Get a contract.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 316 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$58,000

▼11%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent Salaries




Equipment Maintenance
▲9%



National Average
$58,000

People Management
▼3%

▼4%

Operations Management
▼7%


▼16%

HVAC
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 316 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%