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Average Experienced Maintenance Technician with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$19.62
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,190
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$2,435
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Maintenance Technician with Maintenance skills is $19.62.
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$14.09
MEDIAN
$19.62
90%
$27.82
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $28
Bonus
$200 - $5,930
Profit Sharing
$391 - $6,638
Commission
$983 - $4,958
Total Pay
$29,828 - $62,005
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What Do Maintenance Technicians Do?

Maintenance Technician Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 Plumbing and Facility Maintenance & Coordination.

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 $15.30 based on 187 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.54 based on 3,366 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 2,038 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (9.1% less), Columbus, Ohio (3.4% less) and San Antonio, Texas (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,699 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
30.4%
Late Career
16.5%