Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for maintenance managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 331,307 maintenance managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 6.0% of all maintenance managers are women, while 94.0% are men.
  • The average age of an employed maintenance manager is 48 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of maintenance managers is White (67.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.9%), Black or African American (8.3%) and Unknown (4.5%).
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • 4% of all maintenance managers are LGBT.
  • Maintenance managers are 51% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Maintenance Manager Statistics By Gender

6.0% of maintenance managers are women and 94.0% of maintenance managers are men.

  • Male, 94.0%
  • Female, 6.0%

Maintenance Managers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male94.0%
Female6.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Maintenance Manager

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$74,893
female-income
Female Income
$69,951

Maintenance Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the maintenance manager position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Maintenance Manager Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201093.82%6.18%
201194.11%5.89%
201293.94%6.06%
201394.04%5.96%
201494.31%5.69%
201594.80%5.20%
201694.47%5.53%
201793.69%6.31%
201893.97%6.03%
201995.15%4.85%
202093.52%6.48%
202194.05%5.95%

Maintenance Manager Male to Female Ratio

Job TitleMaleFemale
Maintenance Manager94%6%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Maintenance Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among maintenance managers is White, which makes up 67.9% of all maintenance managers. Comparatively, there are 15.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 8.3% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 67.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 15.9%
  • Black or African American, 8.3%
  • Unknown, 4.5%
  • Asian, 2.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%

Maintenance Manager Race

Maintenance Manager RacePercentages
White67.9%
Hispanic or Latino15.9%
Black or African American8.3%
Unknown4.5%
Asian2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.3%

Maintenance Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among maintenance managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Maintenance Manager Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201074.54%9.27%2.33%11.75%
201173.79%8.66%2.07%12.60%
201273.27%8.62%1.84%13.80%
201372.28%8.74%2.27%13.76%
201472.44%9.34%2.52%12.94%
201572.96%8.91%1.88%13.79%
201673.30%7.88%2.42%13.98%
201772.76%8.13%2.16%14.07%
201870.41%8.34%2.32%16.28%
201972.71%9.05%2.14%13.68%
202071.29%7.92%2.04%14.29%
202167.87%8.35%2.12%15.92%

Maintenance Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian maintenance managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american maintenance managers have the lowest average salary at $70,435.
$83,000
$80,000
$77,000
$74,000
$71,000
$68,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$78,203
White$74,145
Black or African American$70,435
Asian$81,671
Hispanic or Latino$70,638

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Average Age of a Maintenance Manager

We determined the average age of maintenance managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Maintenance Manager Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4951
Unknown43
Asian48
Hispanic or Latino48
White5151.5
American Indian and Alaska Native53.5

Maintenance Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of maintenance manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of maintenance managers is 40+ years old, which represents 78% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Maintenance Manager Age

Maintenance Manager YearsPercentages
40+ years78%
30-40 years19%
20-30 years3%

Types of Maintenance Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for maintenance managers is bachelor's degree 41% of maintenance managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 26% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 16%.

  • Bachelors, 41%
  • Associate, 26%
  • High School Diploma, 16%
  • Masters, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

Maintenance Managers By Education

Maintenance Manager DegreePercentages
Bachelors41%
Associate26%
High School Diploma16%
Masters6%
Other Degrees11%

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Maintenance Manager Wage Gap By Education

Maintenance managers with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $84,337 annually. With a Associate degree, maintenance managers earn a median annual income of $73,525 compared to $71,260 for maintenance managers with an High School Diploma degree.
$87,000
$84,000
$81,000
$78,000
$75,000
$72,000
$69,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$71,260
Bachelor's Degree$84,337
Some College/ Associate Degree$73,525

Maintenance Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where maintenance managers work. We found most maintenance managers work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most maintenance managers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire maintenance managers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Maintenance Manager Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees3%
50 - 100 employees6%
100 - 500 employees11%
500 - 1,000 employees6%
1,000 - 10,000 employees31%
> 10,000 employees44%

The Types Of Companies Maintenance Manager Work In

Employees with the maintenance manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most maintenance managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Maintenance Manager Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education1%
Public44%
Private51%
Government4%

Top Industries Hiring Maintenance Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ maintenance managers. Those industries include manufacturing, transportation and retail.

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Transportation

Retail

Hospitality

Maintenance Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Maintenance Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of maintenance managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Maintenance Manager Unemployment Rate By Year

YearMaintenance Manager Unemployment Rate
20105.85%
20115.73%
20124.63%
20133.86%
20142.71%
20152.04%
20162.81%
20171.83%
20181.59%
20191.44%
20202.49%
20212.55%

The Average Number of Years That Maintenance Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 25,989 maintenance managers resumes, we figured out that the average maintenance manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Maintenance Manager Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year12%
1-2 years34%
3-4 years18%
5-7 years17%
8-10 years6%
11+ years13%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Maintenance Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to maintenance managers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Machines Technician2.02%106,175
Tire Technician2.91%110,586
General Maintenance Mechanic3.55%167,937
Structures Mechanic3.67%38,406
Maintenance Manager4.05%-
Slot Technician6.29%60,589
Locksmith9.57%60,250

Maintenance Manager LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Machines Technician2.02%106,175
Tire Technician2.91%110,586
General Maintenance Mechanic3.55%167,937
Structures Mechanic3.67%38,406
Slot Technician6.29%60,589
Locksmith9.57%60,250

Foreign Languages Spoken By Maintenance Managers

The most common foreign language among maintenance managers is Spanish at 68.4%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 4.7% and French is the third-most popular at 4.0%.

  • Spanish, 68.4%
  • Carrier, 4.7%
  • French, 4.0%
  • German, 3.2%
  • Arabic, 3.0%
  • Other, 16.7%

Maintenance Manager Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish68.4%
Carrier4.7%
French4.0%
German3.2%
Arabic3.0%
Other16.7%

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Maintenance Manager Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a maintenance manager can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of maintenance managers is $91,372. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Maintenance Managers Earn The Most?

Maintenance managers earn the most in New Jersey, where the average maintenance manager salary is $94,242. The map here shows where maintenance managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Maintenance Managers?

By looking through more than 25,989 resumes, we found that the most popular places for maintenance managers are New York, NY and Houston, TX.

Number of Maintenance Managers

Number Of Maintenance Manager Jobs By State

Where Are Maintenance Managers In High Demand?

Maintenance managers are in high demand in Atlanta, GA. There are currently 31 job openings for maintenance managers here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country maintenance managers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Maintenance Manager Demographics FAQs

What Percentage Of Maintenance Managers Are Female?

7.1% of maintenance managers are female in the United States. This is -1.7 percentage points lower than last year. Additionally, the percentage of female maintenance managers has decreased by -1.9 percentage points since 2010. That means there are a total of 21,991 female maintenance managers in the U.S. and 287,748 male maintenance managers in the United States. Note that Zippia's estimate accounts only for the 309,739 people with the specific job title of maintenance manager and doesn't include grouping similar job titles, or people with potentially similar credentialing.

How Many Maintenance Manager Are There In The Us?

There are over 331,307 Maintenance Managers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Maintenance Managers Are Black?

8.3% of Maintenance Managers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Maintenance Managers?

Most a are White, with 67.9% of Maintenance Managers belonging to this ethnicity. 15.9% of Maintenance Managers are Hispanic or Latino, 8.3% of Maintenance Managers are Black or African American, 4.5% of Maintenance Managers are Unknown, 2.1% of Maintenance Managers are Asian, and 1.3% of Maintenance Managers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Maintenance Manager Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Maintenance Manager jobs are male - dominated. 94% of Maintenance Managers are male, and 6% are female, so there are more male Maintenance Managers than female Maintenance Managers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Maintenance Manager?

The average Maintenance Manager is 49 years old. 78% of Maintenance Managers are 40+ years old or older, 19% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 3% are between 20-30 years old

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