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Average Entry-Level Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$15.44
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$600
Bonus
$1,300
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Maintenance Technician with Plant Maintenance skills is $15.44.
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$11.87
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$15.44
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$22.01
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$12 - $22
Bonus
$52 - $2,909
Profit Sharing
$491 - $1,526
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$25,224 - $51,020
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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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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 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 $17.78 based on 583 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.21 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.84 based on 444 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,814 survey responses.
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
20.1%