The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance skills is $19.83.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Technician
The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Technician are from the companies Charter Communications, Inc., Comcast Cable, Inc. and Tyson Foods, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Comcast Cable, Inc. where the average pay is $28.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Spectrum and Charter Communications, Inc., earning around $25.47 and $24.00, respectively. FedEx Ground pays the lowest at around $18.45. Tyson Foods, Inc. and Advanced Technology Services, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.17 and $20.40, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
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 $15.37 based on 18 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.66 based on 639 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.10 based on 451 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.62 based on 502 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.7% more) and Columbus, Ohio (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.9% less), Phoenix, Arizona (2.1% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (1.9% less).
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