General Maintenance Mechanic Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$33,000
$26,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Occidental Petroleum
Highest Paying City
Inglewood, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a general maintenance mechanic make?
General Maintenance Mechanics in the US make on average $33,630 annually or $16.17 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $26,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $43,000. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to General Maintenance Mechanic salaries are California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Delaware, and Washington. The typical tenure for a General Maintenance Mechanic is 3.0 years.

Average General Maintenance Mechanic Salary By Location

The national average salary for a General Maintenance Mechanic in the United States is $33,630 per year or $16.17 per hour. The top city when it comes to General Maintenance Mechanic salaries is Inglewood, CA at $40,624 per year. The Inglewood, CA average entry-level salary for General Maintenance Mechanics is $28,000. Some of the states with the best General Maintenance Mechanic salaries are California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Delaware, Washington, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Florida, and Oklahoma are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of General Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where General Maintenance Mechanics earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average General Maintenance Mechanic Salary By Company

General Maintenance Mechanics report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for General Maintenance Mechanics are Hospitality companies and Health Care companies. General Maintenance Mechanics at Occidental Petroleum and Lockheed Martin report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Geisinger Health Plan and Baptist Health pay their General Maintenance Mechanics very well.

Average General Maintenance Mechanic Pay By Industry

Wages for General Maintenance Mechanics can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Construction companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for General Maintenance Mechanics. Manufacturing companies pay their General Maintenance Mechanics the highest wages, averaging $35,111 per year. Construction companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $33,006 and $32,320, respectively. At $31,963, the average salary for General Maintenance Mechanics in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$35,111
$35k
Construction
Construction
$33,006
$33k
Retail
Retail
$32,320
$32k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$32,063
$32k
Professional
Professional
$31,963
$32k

General Maintenance Mechanic Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

General Maintenance Mechanic Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a General Maintenance Mechanic can range from $28,830 to $37,809 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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