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Maintenance Technician salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$21.67
Overtime
$6,750per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a maintenance technician is $21.67 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.146.3k salaries reported, updated at July 1, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Maintenance Technicians in United States

  1. 3M
    3.9star
    4693 reviews35 salaries reported
    $34.22per hour
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Highest paying cities for Maintenance Technicians in United States

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $22.77 per hour
    859 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $22.59 per hour
    996 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $22.14 per hour
    766 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $22.13 per hour
    856 salaries reported
  2. Columbus, OH
    $21.68 per hour
    874 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $21.32 per hour
    701 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $21.08 per hour
    839 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $21.05 per hour
    966 salaries reported
  3. Louisville, KY
    $20.58 per hour
    1414 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 skill

Industrial Maintenanceearn +23.06% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 14.05% since 2018. Maintenance Technicians with this skill earn +23.06% more than the average base salary, which is $21.67 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20117increase by 7
20124120increase by 58757.14%
201311179increase by 171.33%
201416663increase by 49.06%
201511994decrease by 28.02%
201613209increase by 10.13%
201710402decrease by 21.25%
201811516increase by 10.71%
201913134increase by 14.05%

Top companies hiring Maintenance Technicians with the recommended skill

Ruiz Foods
Nissan
Ecolab
Bridgestone Americas
Progressive Reliability
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Top certifications
NCCER Certification
+56.07%salary
Top fields of study
Robotics Degree
+28.36%salary
Top licenses
Boiler License
+14.18%salary

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

596,663 job openings

Average $23.07 per hour

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