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Salaries for

Maintenance Worker

Virginia Median
$38,000
National Median
$16.75 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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General Maintenance Worker
ABM Government Services | Manassas, VA 3 days ago

Maintenance Worker
Willow View Townhouses | Staunton, VA 2 weeks ago

General Maintenance Worker
CMI Management, Inc. | Culpeper, VA 4 weeks ago

Maintenance Construction Worker II (Water & Sewer)
City of Lexington | Staunton, VA 1 day ago

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Maintenance Worker

Maintenance workers use a finely honed set of skills to fix and maintain equipment of all kinds. They typically spend their days repairing flooring, plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling systems. They make general repairs to anything that needs to be fixed.

A typical day in the life of a maintenance worker might include:

  • Maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment
  • Fixing and replacing electrical components
  • Inspecting and diagnosing problems and coming up with optimal solutions
  • Performing preventive maintenance.

Salaries for

Maintenance Worker

Virginia Median
$38,000
National Median
$16.75 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

General Maintenance Worker
ABM Government Services | Manassas, VA 3 days ago

Maintenance Worker
Willow View Townhouses | Staunton, VA 2 weeks ago

General Maintenance Worker
CMI Management, Inc. | Culpeper, VA 4 weeks ago

Maintenance Construction Worker II (Water & Sewer)
City of Lexington | Staunton, VA 1 day ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Maintenance Worker
Kansas City, KS
$26.50 /hr
Chicago, IL
$21.75 /hr
Phoenix, AZ
$17.75 /hr
Houston, TX
$17.25 /hr
Los Angeles, CA
$16.25 /hr
Baltimore, MD
$15.75 /hr
Indianapolis, IN
$15.50 /hr
New York, NY
$14.00 /hr
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of a maintenance worker might include:

  • Maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment
  • Fixing and replacing electrical components
  • Inspecting and diagnosing problems and coming up with optimal solutions
  • Performing preventive maintenance.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for a maintenance worker is $16.75 per hour. Getting to the top of the pay scale in this career field takes time. Experience is the best way to earn the highest salary. Those looking to gain experience typically need to start working in rental and leasing houses.