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Average Late-Career Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$23.41
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$1,350
Bonus
$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance skills is $23.41.
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$17.35
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$23.41
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$31.34
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$17 - $31
Bonus
$298 - $4,027
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$498 - $11,635
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$37,258 - $76,459
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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.

Career Paths

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Maintenance Technician
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $15.44 based on 17 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.80 based on 516 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.36 based on 362 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.96 based on 356 salaries.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (13.2% more) and Richmond, Virginia (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (14.8% less), Phoenix, Arizona (13.7% less) and Nashville, Tennessee (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,251 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
28.5%