Updated August 22, 2022

Average Maintenance Manager Salary

$72,269yearly

$34.74 hourly

Entry level Salary
$47,000 yearly
$47,000
10 %
$72,269
Median
$109,000
90 %

How much does a Maintenance Manager make?

Maintenance managers make $72,269 per year on average, or $34.74 per hour, in the United States. Maintenance managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $47,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $109,000.

Location impacts how much a maintenance manager can expect to make. Maintenance managers make the most in New Jersey, Alaska, California, Washington, and Hawaii.

Highest Paying States For Maintenance Managers

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

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Maintenance Manager average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Alaska$92,134$44.30101
2Nevada$79,723$38.33316
3New Jersey$94,242$45.31807
4New Hampshire$83,028$39.92207
5Washington$87,873$42.25855
6Michigan$80,877$38.88897
7Ohio$77,476$37.251,514
8California$92,071$44.263,466
9Indiana$75,136$36.121,190
10West Virginia$81,154$39.02132
11Illinois$80,491$38.701,404
12Louisiana$80,305$38.61329
13Wyoming$80,444$38.6752
14Wisconsin$74,590$35.86823
15Pennsylvania$74,492$35.811,493
16New York$83,392$40.091,291
17Idaho$78,666$37.82152
18Kentucky$72,153$34.69622
19Missouri$76,864$36.95662
20Rhode Island$78,850$37.9196
21Kansas$73,745$35.45367
22Mississippi$71,937$34.59339
23Maryland$77,996$37.50775
24Massachusetts$80,674$38.79778
25Delaware$78,170$37.58123
26North Dakota$74,385$35.7690
27Hawaii$86,374$41.53103
28Minnesota$73,735$35.45845
29Georgia$72,592$34.901,380
30Maine$74,127$35.64146
31North Carolina$71,296$34.281,473
32Texas$71,899$34.572,605
33Oregon$74,540$35.84453
34New Mexico$73,144$35.17197
35Alabama$72,422$34.82418
36Tennessee$67,476$32.44889
37Virginia$72,400$34.811,184
38Arizona$68,120$32.75825
39Utah$68,509$32.94404
40District of Columbia$76,991$37.01119
41Connecticut$72,949$35.07341
42Nebraska$66,312$31.88297
43Arkansas$69,257$33.30257
44Florida$57,810$27.792,344
45South Carolina$69,234$33.29162
46Montana$63,773$30.66129
47Vermont$66,480$31.9670
48Oklahoma$62,111$29.86308
49Colorado$67,806$32.60201
50Iowa$63,779$30.66148
51South Dakota$60,510$29.0971

Highest Paying Cities For Maintenance Managers

Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Sacramento, CA$99,187$47.69
2Seattle, WA$88,457$42.53
3New York, NY$83,567$40.18
4Detroit, MI$81,258$39.07
5Chicago, IL$80,889$38.89
6Baton Rouge, LA$80,521$38.71
7Cleveland, OH$79,232$38.09
8Las Vegas, NV$78,798$37.88
9Baltimore, MD$78,247$37.62
10Saint Louis, MO$77,945$37.47
11Washington, DC$77,061$37.05
12Portland, ME$75,049$36.08
13Allentown, PA$74,987$36.05
14Indianapolis, IN$74,860$35.99
15Milwaukee, WI$74,726$35.93

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Sacramento, CA
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. New York, NY
  4. Detroit, MI
  5. Chicago, IL

Maintenance Manager Salary Details

Average Maintenance Manager Salary Graph
Average Maintenance Manager Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is a Maintenance Manager's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$109,000$9,083$52
75th Percentile$90,000$7,500$43
Average$72,269$6,022$35
25th Percentile$58,000$4,833$28
10th Percentile$47,000$3,917$23

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Section Chief$78,816$6,568$37.8913,655
Technical Supervisor$89,670$7,472$43.1183,226
Lead Mechanic$54,471$4,539$26.1986,668
Facility Supervisor$41,114$3,426$19.7719,423
Plant Engineer$93,949$7,829$45.1744,391
Mechanics Supervisor$65,285$5,440$31.397,956

Which Companies Pay Maintenance Managers The Most?

The highest paying companies for maintenance managers are BP America Inc and Apple according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Tesoro and Cepheid report highly competitive wages for maintenance managers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1BP America Inc$147,828$71.075
2Apple$140,217$67.411
3Tesoro$138,488$66.58
4Cepheid$137,516$66.11
5ENERGY RECOVERY, INC.$130,814$62.891
6Koch Industries$129,482$62.2538
7Calpine$128,215$61.646
8FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies$123,933$59.585
9Koppers$123,432$59.344
10Southern California Edison$122,289$58.7911
11Aviation Technology Group$122,254$58.78
12Pacifi$117,725$56.605
13SMUD$116,447$55.98
14Erickson$114,702$55.151
15Cargill$113,836$54.7394
16Amazon$113,820$54.7259
17Amphenol$112,740$54.20
18Lands' End$112,604$54.141
19Amgen$110,459$53.115
20Merck$106,629$51.2620

How Much Do Maintenance Managers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a maintenance manager salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The government industry pays maintenance managers an average salary of $81,084

  2. The hospitality industry pay $76,263

  3. The lowest paying industry for maintenance managers is the retail industry. Maintenance managers in this industry earn an average salary of $64,833

Highest Paying Industries For Maintenance Managers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Government$81,084$38.98
2Hospitality$76,263$36.66
3Manufacturing$72,484$34.85
4Transportation$68,855$33.10
5Construction$68,348$32.86
6Retail$64,833$31.17

High Paying Maintenance Manager Jobs

Maintenance Manager Salary Trends

The salary for a maintenance manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

Average Maintenance Manager Salary Over Time

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

    Maintenance Manager Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$72,300$34.74+4.0%
    2021$69,400$33.37+2.0%
    2020$68,100$32.72+2.1%
    2019$66,700$32.04+1.9%
    2018$65,400$31.43+0.8%

    Recently Added Maintenance Manager Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Avalonbay CommunitiesSenior Maintenance ManagerDenver, CO07/26/2022$74,600
    Palisades TahoeVehicle Maintenance ManagerReno, NV07/26/2022$83,200
    Daifuku Webb HoldingArea Maintenance ManagerAurora, CO07/26/2022$118,959
    Brookdale Senior LivingManager, MaintenanceLoveland, CO07/26/2022$40,905
    Palisades TahoeVehicle Maintenance ManagerSouth Lake Tahoe, CA07/26/2022$83,200
    Miceli-Watters, Staffing PartnersMaintenance ManagerModesto, CA07/25/2022$100,000
    Davalyn CorporationMaintenance ManagerGhent, KY07/25/2022$95,000
    Total Aviation Staffing, LLCMRO General Manager-Aircraft Maintenance ManagerNew York, NY07/24/2022$125,000
    Big Bear Mountain ResortBuilding and Yard Maintenance ManagerBig Bear Lake, CA07/24/2022$70,958
    JLLMaintenance ManagerNorth Haven, CT07/23/2022$135,200

    Maintenance Manager Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Maintenance Managers the most?

    New Jersey pays Maintenance Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $94,242 per year, or $45.31 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Maintenance Manager?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Maintenance Manager if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Alaska you should be paid close to $92,134 per year.

    What type of Maintenance Manager gets paid the most?

    Engineering/Maintenance Manager gets paid the most. Engineering/Maintenance Manager made a median salary of $99,907. The best-paid 10 percent make $115,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $86,000.

    What is a good starting salary for a Maintenance Manager?

    A good starting salary for a maintenance manager is $44,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a maintenance manager in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for maintenance managers is $65,186, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a maintenance manager can vary by state.

    How much does a maintenance manager make a year?

    Maintenance managers make an average salary of $75,000 a year. How much you make as a maintenance manager also depends on what kind of maintenance manager you specialize as.

    A plant or refinery maintenance manager can receive a much higher salary than other specialized maintenance managers, such as a warehouse maintenance manager. A plant or refinery maintenance manager's average salary can be more than $85,000 and up to an estimated $112,000 for more qualified maintenance managers.

    What qualifications do you need to be a maintenance manager?

    You need a bachelor's degree or similar education and adequate experience to meet the qualifications you need to be a maintenance manager. Experience is just as crucial as education for this role, with many positions requiring five to ten years of experience.

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