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Average Late-Career Maintenance Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay

$26.09
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$1,510
Bonus
$4,000
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Maintenance Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $26.09.
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$20.07
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$26.09
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $35
Bonus
$102 - $6,904
Profit Sharing
$350 - $6,500
Total Pay
$42,930 - $85,810
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Technicians?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Equipment 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 $17.48 based on 17 salaries. An early career Maintenance Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.03 based on 360 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.71 based on 253 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.29 based on 267 salaries.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Georgetown, Kentucky earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Greenville, South Carolina (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (19.0% less), Dallas, Texas (6.1% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 897 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
29.8%