The average hourly pay for an Experienced Maintenance Technician with Mechanical Tool Repair skills is $18.55.
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Job Description for Maintenance Technician
Maintenance technicians are generally in charge of the upkeep of a facility, such as an apartment complex or business office, and often have a variety of skills, such as plumbing, groundskeeping, carpentry, painting, and janitorial and electrical skills. Some may also have HVAC technician certification in order to repair heating and cooling systems. Because maintenance technicians may also be in charge of groundskeeping, some landscaping skills and aesthetic sense may be needed in order to make…Read more
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
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Equipment Maintenance, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technician
An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.39 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.42 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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