Entry-Level Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers lies in the neighborhood of $12.71 per hour. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by close to two-fifths. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,110 - $55,455
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$32K
$55K
MEDIAN: $32,351
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$9.36 - $19.50
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MEDIAN: $12.78
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$0$55K
Salary $22,110 - $55,455
Bonus $255.00 - $4,943
Profit Sharing $89.00
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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$19,956 - $43,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.36 - $19.50
Hourly Tips $0.37
Overtime $13.69 - $30.41
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $255.00 - $4,943
Profit Sharing $89.00
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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$19,956 - $43,707
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,089

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Maintenance and Repair Worker, General


Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,066

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers that is 73 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level General Maintenance and Repair Workers will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+34 percent), Los Angeles (+30 percent), Cleveland (+13 percent), and Grand Rapids (+9 percent). Las Vegas is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Workers in Atlanta and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Cape Town:
"How much work load im going to do."
Be willing to learn.be patiant and belive in what jo do .be proud of jour job.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Rootstown:
"That they were never going to pay me anywhere near what I'm."
Get it in writing or else you'll end up broke living in a cave on top of a mountain.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Fort Worth:
"Responsibilties."
The knowledge for Maintenance and Repair is valuable. To excel is to do a good job fixing it the first time.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Stockton:
"Be flexable."
Get with good company or at least dont cheat yourself and charge a decent price but remain flexable.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Portage:
"How boring the day can be rutine."
Do settle for this type of job it doesn't pay enough.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Starkville:
"Maintaince:We keep it running!"
As Maintaince we have to keep the store and all its equipment in good repair. We also have to keep a clean facility. It's a very task oriented job. You have to have knowledge of all types of appliances.

Maintenance and Repair Worker, General in Troy:
Watch, listen and ask questions, don't question.

Key Stats for Maintenance and Repair Worker, General

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salaries

Welding
▲27%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▲5%

System Repair
▲3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲1%

National Average
$28,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼1%

▼4%

Plumbing
▼5%

Painting
▼10%

Cleaning
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 45%