The average hourly pay for a Water Maintenance Worker is $17.60.
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$12 - $28
$100 - $4,033
$0 - $300
$0 - $25
$24,770 - $63,483
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Job Description for Water Maintenance Worker
Water maintenance workers are generally responsible for repairing utilities, such as sewer and plumbing, and other water-related maintenance. They work with many tools which must be carried to the repair site, which may be indoors or outdoors depending on the location of the problem, and these range from a clogged toilet to complex excavation for sewer services. Work environments may include residential housing, office buildings, and other locations where water works are employed. They work pri…Read more
Water Maintenance Worker Tasks
- Evaluate equipment for wear and provide preventative maintenance and repair.
- Assess and maintain critical elements of water systems, including delivery, waste water, storm water servicing, and reclaimed water.
- Document and communicate condition assessment during facilities planning and event response.
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Popular Skills for Water Maintenance Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Maintenance, Heavy Equipment Operation, Plumbing and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Water Maintenance Worker
An entry-level Water Maintenance Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.78 based on 59 salaries. An early career Water Maintenance Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.08 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Water Maintenance Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.08 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Water Maintenance Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.37 based on 80 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Water Maintenance Worker in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (10.2% more) and Asheville, North Carolina (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (10.1% less).
Years of Experience
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