Average Maintenance Technician, Apartments Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician, Apartments is $15.43.
MEDIAN $15.43
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
$151 - $3,064
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,102
$0 - $1,957
Total Pay
$24,946 - $43,215

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

Maintenance Technician, Apartments Tasks
  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.
The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Technician, Apartments are from the companies Edward Rose, Greystar and Madison Apartment Group. Reported salaries are highest at Equity Residential where the average pay is $18.31. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Madison Apartment Group and The Connor Group, earning around $17.49 and $16.49, respectively. Lincoln Property Company pays the lowest at around $15.26. Edward Rose and Greystar Management also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.54 and $15.91, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

Skills in Troubleshooting and HVAC System Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Plumbing and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

An entry-level Maintenance Technician, Apartments with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.64 based on 32 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician, Apartments with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 927 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician, Apartments with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.81 based on 631 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician, Apartments with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.21 based on 601 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Maintenance Technician, Apartments in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (4.1% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.1% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,506 survey responses.
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