Maintenance Person Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$26,000
$17,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ONE Gas
Highest Paying City
Springfield, MA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a maintenance person make?
The national average salary for a Maintenance Person in the United States is $26,391 per year or $12.69 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $17,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $38,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Maintenance People are Hospitality companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Maintenance Person jobs are California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Maintenance Person is 3.0 years.

Average Maintenance Person Salary By Location

Maintenance People in the United States of America make on average $26,391 a year or $12.69 per hour. Springfield, MA reports the highest Maintenance Person salaries at $38,728 per year. The average starting salary in Springfield, MA for Maintenance People is $25,000. California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are the highest paying states. Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina have the lowest Maintenance Person salaries.

Map of Maintenance Person Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Maintenance Person Salary By Company

There is good job security in Maintenance Person positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Hospitality companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Maintenance People. Companies like ONE Gas or Land O'Lakes will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Berry Global and ServiceMaster also pay high salaries to their Maintenance People.

Average Maintenance Person Pay By Industry

Wages for Maintenance People can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Retail companies, Manufacturing companies, and Construction companies tend to have the highest salaries for Maintenance People. Retail companies pay their Maintenance People the highest wages, averaging $28,582 per year. Manufacturing companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $27,474 and $27,339, respectively. At $23,716, the average salary for Maintenance People in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$28,582
$29k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$27,474
$27k
Construction
Construction
$27,339
$27k
Transportation
Transportation
$26,881
$27k
Government
Government
$26,252
$26k
Professional
Professional
$26,137
$26k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$23,716
$24k

Maintenance Person Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Maintenance Person Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Maintenance Person can range from $22,624 to $29,671 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.