Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salary
|Salary||$21,426 - $49,564|
|Bonus||$148.22 - $3,652|
|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).)
|$24,556 - $42,851|
|Hourly Rate||$11.70 - $19.51|
|Overtime||$17.65 - $28.49|
|Bonus||$148.22 - $3,652|
|Total Pay (||$24,556 - $42,851|
Job Description for Maintenance Technician, Apartments
An apartment maintenance technician normally handles repair and upkeep issues with apartment complexes. In some cases, a realtor or leasing company that manages multiple smaller rental properties may keep a dedicated maintenance technician on staff as well. In cases, the technician normally live within the complex(es) they serve or reside nearby to respond promptly when required.Read More...
The maintenance technician must be skilled in using multiple tools. They need a general knowledge of a variety of repairs that involve carpentry, plumbing, HVAC work, and related tasks.This employee also is expected to handle routine repairs in these fields without needing to call an outside contractor or repair service. Additionally, the maintenance technician must follow their employer's systems and procedures for ensuring the apartments and the property on which they’re situated are safe and kept in good order.
Normally a maintenance technician must have a high school diploma or equivalent, although a property management company may prefer individual with at least a year's experience in facilities maintenance work. Secondary education or technical training in plumbing or HVAC work may also be preferred.
The maintenance technician must be personable and presentable; they work in the apartment homes of renters and must be respectful and trustworthy at all times. Additionally, the technician must be organized, as they may have multiple jobs or tasks to prioritize. Most apartment maintenance technicians are expected to be on call 24 hours per day, and must be able to respond to emergency situations within a small window of time. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician, Apartments
Survey results imply that Apartment Maintenance Technicians deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Appliance Repair and HVAC are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Those listing Flooring Installation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Cleaning and Electrician also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Maintenance also know Electronic Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician, Apartments
Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Technician, Apartments has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Technician, Apartments with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 694 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Technician, Apartments with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 439 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician, Apartments which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 383 salaries. A Maintenance Technician, Apartments with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 154 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Apartment Maintenance Technicians, working in the bustling city of Denver has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Apartment Maintenance Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Omaha (+7 percent), Baltimore (+6 percent), San Diego (+5 percent), and Austin (+4 percent). Apartment Maintenance Technicians' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Apartment Maintenance Technicians in Kalamazoo bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Birmingham (8 percent less) and Atlanta (3 percent less).
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