Average Maintenance Technician Hourly Pay

$18.30
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,031
Bonus
$1,474
Commission
$1,502
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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician is $18.30.
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$12.69
MEDIAN
$18.30
90%
$27
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $27
Bonus
$203 - $4,885
Profit Sharing
$252 - $7,928
Commission
$103 - $5,817
Total Pay
$27,165 - $61,508
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What Do Maintenance Technicians Do?

Maintenance Technician 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.

Job Satisfaction for Maintenance Technician

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The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Technician are from the companies CBRE Group, Tyson Foods, Inc. and Greystar. Reported salaries are highest at Spectrum where the average pay is $25.49. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $24.49 and $22.00, respectively. Greystar pays the lowest at around $15.92. Tyson Foods, Inc. and FedEx Ground also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.44 and $20.64, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Technicians?

Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technicians?

An entry-level Maintenance Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.18 based on 445 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.74 based on 7,037 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.82 based on 4,385 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.28 based on 4,165 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (7.8% more) and Houston, Texas (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (5.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less) and Columbus, Ohio (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19,060 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
36.9%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
15.9%