$36,970
Avg. Salary
$14.18
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$698

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Maintenance Worker is $14.18 per hour.

The average pay for a Maintenance Worker is $36,970 per year.

10%
$10.06
10%
$14.18
50%
$22.91
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90%
MEDIAN $14.18
10%
$23k
10%
$37k
50%
$60k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $36,970
$23,499 - $59,623
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$60K
MEDIAN: $36,970
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$10.06 - $22.91
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$0$59K
Salary $23,499 - $59,623
Bonus $99.60 - $2,982
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,282 - $53,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $22.91
Overtime $15.09 - $37.50
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $99.60 - $2,982
Profit Sharing $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,282 - $53,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 669

Job Description for Maintenance Worker

"Maintenance worker" is a general, broad title that encompasses many types of semi-skilled and skilled labor. Generally, “maintenance worker” is used to describe a repair specialist, whether they work for a municipality, factory, building, or other employer. Depending on the type of maintenance work done, this employee's day-to-day tasks may vary. However, a common element shared by maintenance jobs is the physical activity required to complete duties such as operating heavy equipment, maintaining equipment and tools, and fixing broken pipes, walls, and electrical outlets.

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Maintenance Worker 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.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Worker


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Maintenance Workers may progress into high-paying roles like Maintenance Supervisor, where median compensation is $50K annually.

Maintenance Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Maintenance Worker


Survey results show that Maintenance Workers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Equipment Maintenance, Carpentry, and HVAC are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 52 percent, 24 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Painting. Many workers who know Maintenance also know Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Worker

Pay by Experience for a Maintenance Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Maintenance Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 217 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maintenance Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 94 salaries. A Maintenance Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 48 salaries.

Maintenance Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Maintenance Worker?

Maintenance Worker in Kapolei:
"Challenging but fulfilling."
Pros: service to people
Cons: pay

Maintenance Worker in York:
Pros: The children at school
Cons: Second shift work ethics

Maintenance Worker in Salt Lake City:
"Busy, hard work, interaction with empoyees and public daily. Have to be punctual and self motivated. Displine self to get job done in time alotted."
Pros: Being able to work by myself to get things done in a timely manner. My hours.
Cons: Cleaning up after people gets tiresome and repetitive.

Maintenance Worker in Jefferson City:
Prepair to work hard and it's very hetic.

Maintenance Worker in Honolulu:
Pros: There's days that I can work by my self.
Cons: Miscommunication and changing our work time.

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Key Stats for Maintenance Worker

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Maintenance Worker Salaries

▲33%

▲12%

National Average
$31,000

▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Worker Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲52%

Carpentry
▲24%

HVAC
▲20%

ELECTRICAL
▲15%

▲1%

Household Electronic Repair
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Maintenance
▼2%

Painting
▼5%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼6%

Cleaning
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%