Average Maintenance Technician with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Technician with Machine Operation skills is $17.66.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
$193 - $4,818
Profit Sharing
$100 - $7,316
$15 - $3,052
Total Pay
$26,610 - $62,544

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance Technician

The top respondents for the job title Maintenance Technician are from the companies FedEx Ground, Tyson Foods, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Cargill where the average pay is $25.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include FedEx Ground, earning around $18.86. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc pays the lowest at around $9.98. Greystar also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.48.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

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.

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 $15.00 based on 27 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.35 based on 655 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.12 based on 356 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.79 based on 341 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Kansas City, Missouri earn an average of 24.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (3.9% more) and Columbus, Ohio (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.7% less), Dallas, Texas (3.3% less) and Austin, Texas (0.2% less).

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