What is the typical salary for a facility maintenance technician?


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The typical salary for general maintenance and repair workers such as facility maintenance technicians was $36,170 per year or $17.39 per hour, as of 2014. The typical entry-level education is a high school diploma or equivalent.

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Facility maintenance technicians perform general maintenance duties such as fixing and maintaining machines, mechanical equipment, plumbing, air-conditioning and heating systems. They also paint walls, repair flooring and look after the overall upkeep of buildings, performing tasks indoors and outdoors. Typical employment can be found with hotels, hospitals, residential buildings and schools. Facility maintenance workers generally learn on the job, picking up skills by starting off with simple tasks that increase in complexity and receiving mentorship from older and more experienced maintenance workers.

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