Maintenance Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$65,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$95,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Occidental Petroleum
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a maintenance engineer make?
Maintenance Engineers in the US make on average $65,201 annually or $31.35 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $95,000. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Maintenance Engineers. Some of the states with the best Maintenance Engineer salaries are Massachusetts, Connecticut, Texas, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Most Maintenance Engineers spend 3.5 years in the position.

Average Maintenance Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Maintenance Engineer in the United States is $65,201 per year or $31.35 per hour. Santa Rosa, CA reports the highest annual salary for Maintenance Engineers at 80,251. The average entry-level salary in Santa Rosa, CA is $51,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Maintenance Engineer salaries are Massachusetts, Connecticut, Texas, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Alaska, Idaho, and North Dakota have the lowest Maintenance Engineer salaries.

Map of Maintenance Engineer Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Maintenance Engineer Salary By Company

Maintenance Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Maintenance Engineers are Hospitality companies and Health Care companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Maintenance Engineers are Occidental Petroleum and Red Hat. Also, companies like Merck & Co. and Safeway pay their Maintenance Engineers very well.

Average Maintenance Engineer Pay By Industry

Maintenance Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Construction companies, and Transportation companies pay higher-than-average wages for Maintenance Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay Maintenance Engineers an average salary of $72,678, Construction companies pay $70,641, and Transportation companys come in at $70,378. The average salary for Maintenance Engineers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $55,632.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$72,678
$73k
Construction
Construction
$70,641
$71k
Transportation
Transportation
$70,378
$70k
Retail
Retail
$70,318
$70k
Health Care
Health Care
$69,034
$69k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$55,632
$56k

Maintenance Engineer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Maintenance Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Maintenance Engineer can range from $55,896 to $73,304 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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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$32,641
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$32,641
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$46,352
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$99,875
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$29,218
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