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Maintenance technician salary in United States

How much does a Maintenance Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $22.70
Low $16.32
High $31.57
$6,750per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a maintenance technician is $22.70 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.200.7k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Maintenance Technicians in United States

  1. Cargill
    5,792 reviews100 salaries reported
    $27.28per hour
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Highest paying cities for Maintenance Technicians near United States

  1. Seattle, WA
    $25.32 per hour
    1.3k salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $24.77 per hour
    189 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $23.42 per hour
    1.6k salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $23.20 per hour
    1.1k salaries reported
  2. Louisville, KY
    $22.81 per hour
    1.1k salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $22.64 per hour
    1.2k salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $22.11 per hour
    1.3k salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $20.92 per hour
    1.1k salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $20.12 per hour
    731 salaries reported
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Where can a Maintenance Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Maintenance Technicians

Most recommended certification

NCCER Certification

(earn +56.07% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 37.50% since 2018. Maintenance Technicians with this certification earn +56.07% more than the average base salary, which is $22.70 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
201238increase by 38
2013234increase by 515.79%
2014208decrease by 11.11%
201548decrease by 76.92%
2016103increase by 114.58%
201772decrease by 30.10%
201888increase by 22.22%
201955decrease by 37.50%

Top companies hiring Maintenance Technicians with the recommended certification

Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
Presbyterian Homes & Services
Packaging Corporation of America
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Top schools offering NCCER Certification

Craven Community College

151 reviews

Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center

Top skills
Industrial Equipment Experience
Top fields of study
Robotics Degree
Top licenses
Boiler License

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs5
2 jobs2
89 jobs131
7 jobs8
144 jobs223
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Most common benefits for Maintenance Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 19,435 ratings

46% of Maintenance Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Service Technician

Job openings

Average $22.01 per hour

Field Service Technician

Job openings

Average $24.50 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Maintenance Technician

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