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Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salary Information

The salary statistics of maintenance and repair workers, general are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of maintenance and repair workers, general within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The maintenance and repair workers, general annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,820
25th Percentile Wage
$28,930
50th Percentile Wage
$37,670
75th Percentile Wage
$49,410
90th Percentile Wage
$61,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for maintenance and repair workers, general. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) maintenance and repair workers, general is $61,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,820. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 170% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of maintenance and repair workers, general from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,670
1.94% 6.53%
2016
$36,940
0.84% -
2015
$36,630
1.26% -
2014
$36,170
1.47% -
2013
$35,640
1.21% -
2012
$35,210
- -

Table 2. Maintenance and Repair Worker, General Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of maintenance and repair workers, general in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for maintenance and repair workers, general occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $49,100. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $30,420).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$49,100
Utilities
$48,440
Information
$47,150
Manufacturing
$44,260
Mining
$43,900
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,220
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,700
Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,660
Finance and Insurance
$40,310
Educational Services
$40,000
Wholesale Trade
$39,730
Construction
$38,900
Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,990
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,820
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,000
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$34,030
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$34,020
Retail Trade
$32,680
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$32,340
Accommodation and Food Services
$30,420

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Maintenance and Repair Workers, General by States

From the above tables we note that not only maintenance and repair workers, general salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of maintenance and repair workers, general in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,100 to $50,330. The highest paying state for maintenance and repair workers, general is Alaska with a median annual salary of $50,330. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,100. For more salary information of maintenance and repair workers, general profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$50,330
District of Columbia
$47,670
Connecticut
$46,310
Hawaii
$45,340
Massachusetts
$44,140
Rhode Island
$42,750
Washington
$42,730
New York
$42,460
Minnesota
$42,190
New Jersey
$42,190
Nevada
$41,570
California
$41,240
Maryland
$41,100
Illinois
$40,520
New Hampshire
$40,470
North Dakota
$40,110
Wisconsin
$39,810
Delaware
$39,280
Ohio
$39,240
Iowa
$38,820
Vermont
$38,800
Virginia
$38,320
Wyoming
$38,310
Colorado
$38,110
Indiana
$38,000
North Carolina
$37,840
Pennsylvania
$37,730
Oregon
$37,340
Utah
$37,290
Nebraska
$37,170
Maine
$37,160
Kentucky
$36,530
Tennessee
$36,460
Alabama
$36,120
Missouri
$35,890
South Dakota
$35,770
Kansas
$35,630
Michigan
$35,190
Georgia
$35,000
Montana
$34,780
Arizona
$34,750
Texas
$34,490
South Carolina
$34,280
Louisiana
$33,820
Idaho
$33,250
Florida
$32,960
New Mexico
$32,400
Oklahoma
$32,040
Mississippi
$30,750
Arkansas
$30,670
Virgin Islands
$29,830
West Virginia
$29,190
Guam
$23,840
Puerto Rico
$19,100



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