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

$17.23
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,016
Bonus
$2,500
Commission
$1,409
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Maintenance Technician with Equipment Maintenance skills is $17.23.
10%
$12.12
10%
$17.23
50%
$24.16
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90%
MEDIAN $17.23
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$245 - $4,072
Profit Sharing
$292 - $6,163
Commission
$0 - $9,863
Total Pay
$26,030 - $56,527

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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, Plumbing, Troubleshooting 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 $15.43 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.49 based on 1,882 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.18 based on 1,895 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 Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (4.4% less), Kansas City, Missouri (1.3% less) and Houston, Texas (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,288 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Mid Career
35.6%
Experienced
35.8%
Late Career
26.4%