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How much does a Maintenance Worker make in the United States?

Average Maintenance Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Maintenance Workers earn a median hourly wage of $17.61. Hourly wages typically start from $10.44 and go up to $28.88.

Average Maintenance Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Maintenance Workers earn a median salary of $36,630 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,700 and go up to $60,060.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Maintenance Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Maintenance Worker Earnings

The highest earning Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$28.88
an hour
$60,060
per year
Senior Maintenance Worker Earnings

Senior Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$23.05
an hour
$47,950
per year
Experienced Maintenance Worker Earnings

Experienced Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$17.61
an hour
$36,630
per year
Junior Maintenance Worker Earnings

Junior Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$13.41
an hour
$27,890
per year
Starting Maintenance Worker Earnings

Starting Maintenance Workers in the United States earn:

$10.44
an hour
$21,700
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Maintenance Worker salary comparison

Maintenance Workers earn less than 71% percent of Trades careers. Maintenance Worker salaries are in the bottom 68% of all careers in the United States.

Elevator Mechanic Salary $80k
Marine Electrician Salary $58k
Electrician Salary $51k
Industrial Machinery Mechanic Salary $49k
Carpenter Salary $42k
Automotive Service Technician Salary $37k
Maintenance Worker Salary $36k
Faller Salary $36k
Fork Lift Operator Salary $32k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $22k

Historical salary for Maintenance Workers in the United States

Maintenance Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Maintenance Worker Salary in Alaska $23.09 $48,040 # 1
Maintenance Worker Salary in District of Columbia $21.33 $44,360 # 2
Maintenance Worker Salary in Wyoming $18.65 $38,800 # 3
Maintenance Worker Salary in Connecticut $21.02 $43,710 # 4
Maintenance Worker Salary in Hawaii $21.03 $43,740 # 5
Maintenance Worker Salary in Nevada $20.74 $43,130 # 6
Maintenance Worker Salary in Massachusetts $20.62 $42,890 # 7
Maintenance Worker Salary in New Jersey $19.82 $41,230 # 8
Maintenance Worker Salary in Washington $19.90 $41,390 # 9
Maintenance Worker Salary in California $19.25 $40,030 # 10
Maintenance Worker Salary in New York $20.07 $41,730 # 11
Maintenance Worker Salary in Illinois $19.57 $40,700 # 12
Maintenance Worker Salary in Rhode Island $19.51 $40,580 # 13
Maintenance Worker Salary in Minnesota $19.96 $41,510 # 14
Maintenance Worker Salary in North Dakota $18.73 $38,950 # 15
Maintenance Worker Salary in Delaware $18.59 $38,670 # 16
Maintenance Worker Salary in Maryland $19.03 $39,590 # 17
Maintenance Worker Salary in New Hampshire $18.65 $38,790 # 18
Maintenance Worker Salary in Oregon $18.20 $37,860 # 19
Maintenance Worker Salary in Virginia $17.90 $37,230 # 20
Maintenance Worker Salary in Maine $17.73 $36,880 # 21
Maintenance Worker Salary in Colorado $17.60 $36,600 # 22
Maintenance Worker Salary in Wisconsin $18.23 $37,920 # 23
Maintenance Worker Salary in Ohio $18.04 $37,520 # 24
Maintenance Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $17.78 $36,980 # 25
Maintenance Worker Salary in Indiana $17.69 $36,800 # 26
Maintenance Worker Salary in Vermont $17.62 $36,640 # 27
Maintenance Worker Salary in North Carolina $17.65 $36,710 # 28
Maintenance Worker Salary in Tennessee $17.45 $36,290 # 29
Maintenance Worker Salary in Iowa $17.58 $36,570 # 30
Maintenance Worker Salary in Alabama $17.20 $35,770 # 31
Maintenance Worker Salary in Utah $16.79 $34,910 # 32
Maintenance Worker Salary in Nebraska $17.42 $36,230 # 33
Maintenance Worker Salary in Kansas $16.69 $34,720 # 34
Maintenance Worker Salary in Kentucky $16.88 $35,110 # 35
Maintenance Worker Salary in Michigan $16.71 $34,760 # 36
Maintenance Worker Salary in Arizona $16.31 $33,910 # 37
Maintenance Worker Salary in Louisiana $16.20 $33,710 # 38
Maintenance Worker Salary in South Carolina $16.01 $33,300 # 39
Maintenance Worker Salary in Georgia $16.51 $34,340 # 40
Maintenance Worker Salary in New Mexico $15.45 $32,130 # 41
Maintenance Worker Salary in Missouri $16.03 $33,350 # 42
Maintenance Worker Salary in Texas $15.80 $32,870 # 43
Maintenance Worker Salary in Montana $15.29 $31,800 # 44
Maintenance Worker Salary in Idaho $15.37 $31,980 # 45
Maintenance Worker Salary in South Dakota $16.23 $33,760 # 46
Maintenance Worker Salary in Oklahoma $15.42 $32,060 # 47
Maintenance Worker Salary in Florida $15.29 $31,800 # 48
Maintenance Worker Salary in Arkansas $14.71 $30,610 # 49
Maintenance Worker Salary in Mississippi $14.23 $29,590 # 50
Maintenance Worker Salary in West Virginia $13.35 $27,770 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Maintenance Worker

Interested in becoming a Maintenance Worker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good maintenance worker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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