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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,010
25th Percentile Wage
$28,180
50th Percentile Wage
$36,940
75th Percentile Wage
$48,520
90th Percentile Wage
$60,660

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 $60,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,010. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 175% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of maintenance and repair workers, general from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,9400.84%4.68%
201536,6301.26%-
201436,1701.47%-
201335,6401.21%-
201235,210--

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 utilities sector with an annual salary $49,790. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $29,890).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$49,790
Transportation and Warehousing
$48,000
Information
$45,870
Manufacturing
$43,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,970
Mining
$41,440
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$40,780
Federal, State, and Local Government
$39,880
Educational Services
$39,180
Finance and Insurance
$38,600
Wholesale Trade
$38,590
Construction
$37,750
Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,510
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$34,780
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$33,920
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$32,870
Retail Trade
$32,310
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,780
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$31,240
Accommodation and Food Services
$29,890

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 $18,920 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 $18,920. 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
$46,810
Connecticut
$43,960
Hawaii
$43,870
Massachusetts
$43,060
Rhode Island
$42,750
New Jersey
$42,280
New York
$42,200
Washington
$41,660
Minnesota
$41,450
Nevada
$41,200
California
$40,250
Illinois
$40,210
New Hampshire
$40,010
Maryland
$39,990
Wyoming
$39,740
Delaware
$39,070
Ohio
$38,490
North Dakota
$38,440
Wisconsin
$38,280
Iowa
$37,710
Vermont
$37,680
Colorado
$37,420
Virginia
$37,340
Indiana
$37,220
Oregon
$37,140
North Carolina
$37,120
Pennsylvania
$37,060
Utah
$36,920
Maine
$36,700
Tennessee
$36,460
Nebraska
$36,290
Alabama
$36,070
Kentucky
$35,240
Michigan
$34,930
Kansas
$34,830
South Dakota
$34,530
Arizona
$34,270
Missouri
$34,110
Georgia
$33,980
South Carolina
$33,660
Texas
$33,320
Louisiana
$33,300
Montana
$33,290
Idaho
$32,670
Florida
$32,320
Oklahoma
$32,240
New Mexico
$31,720
Arkansas
$30,480
Virgin Islands
$30,070
Mississippi
$30,040
West Virginia
$27,880
Guam
$24,890
Puerto Rico
$18,920


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