Average Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$15.89
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,018
Bonus
$2,250
Commission
$993
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Maintenance skills is $15.89.
10%
$11.45
10%
$15.89
50%
$22.37
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.89
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Bonus
$199 - $4,008
Profit Sharing
$235 - $3,119
Commission
$409 - $9,787
Total Pay
$24,521 - $51,617

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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.

Career Paths

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Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Manager
Maintenance Technician, Apartments
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 Plumbing.

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 $14.57 based on 154 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.66 based on 2,045 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.19 based on 1,904 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (6.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.6% less) and Houston, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,189 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Mid Career
39.4%
Experienced
36.7%
Late Career
20.9%