Average Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay

$19.69
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,913
Bonus
$1,254
Commission
$1,499
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $19.69.
10%
$14.35
MEDIAN
$19.69
90%
$25.88
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$304 - $4,910
Profit Sharing
$483 - $7,096
Commission
$0 - $1,254
Total Pay
$31,804 - $64,004

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician

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.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician

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 $17.04 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.41 based on 328 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.81 based on 343 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Greenville, South Carolina earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Huntsville, Alabama (13.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fresno, California (8.6% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 965 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Mid Career
34.0%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
28.9%