Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salary

Men account for the majority of Apartment Maintenance Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $15.10 per hour. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Apartment Maintenance Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — roughly two in five — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$21,426 - $49,564
$21K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,021
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50%
90%

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$11.70 - $19.51
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.22
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$0$49K
Salary $21,426 - $49,564
Bonus $148.22 - $3,652
Profit Sharing $1,200
Commission $350.00
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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$24,556 - $42,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.70 - $19.51
Hourly Tips $3.12
Overtime $17.65 - $28.49
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $148.22 - $3,652
Commission $350.00
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$24,556 - $42,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,352

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Technician, Apartments


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Apartment Maintenance Technicians who move on to become Apartment Maintenance Supervisors may enjoy significant pay raises, as Apartment Maintenance Supervisors get paid an average of $39K per year.

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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

National Average: $32,422

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

Maintenance Technician, Apartments Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Technician, Apartments?

Maintenance Technician, Apartments in Jackson:
"Fast paced, meet new people satisfying."
Pros: Learning different skills. And applying them for future knowledge.
Cons: Doing trash detail and sometimes picking up the grounds.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Technician, Apartments

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 252 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$32,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician, Apartments Salaries

Appliance Repair
▲22%

▲5%

▲2%



National Average
$32,000

Maintenance
▼2%

Plumbing
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼2%

▼5%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼5%

▼8%

Electrician
▼9%

Drywall
▼9%

Cleaning
▼16%

Flooring Installation
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 252 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 39%