Average Mid-Career Maintenance Technician with Equipment Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$20.57
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Maintenance Technician with Equipment Maintenance skills in Houston, Texas is $20.57.
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$13 - $29
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing, Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Technicians?

An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.05 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.28 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Worth, Texas (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (29.0% less), Tampa, Florida (14.7% less) and Columbus, Ohio (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
49.3%
Experienced
34.2%
Late Career
16.4%