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

$17.72
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,028
Bonus
$2,250
Commission
$1,100
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance skills is $17.72.
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$12.51
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$17.72
90%
$24.16
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
Bonus
$298 - $3,056
Profit Sharing
$255 - $5,872
Commission
$0 - $2,250
Total Pay
$27,239 - $57,690

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Job Description for Maintenance Technician

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.

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Popular Skills for Maintenance Technician

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance 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 $15.37 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.10 based on 451 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.62 based on 484 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Maintenance Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (12.2% more) and Fresno, California (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (17.3% less), Houston, Texas (5.2% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,344 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Mid Career
33.6%
Experienced
36.0%
Late Career
29.1%