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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance skills is $19.83.
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $27
$390 - $4,550
Profit Sharing
$291 - $8,139
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$30,039 - $66,196

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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.
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

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.
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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