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Maintenance Industry Overview


Any enterprise with a substantial physical plant or real estate requires maintenance work, a component of overhead that most companies must shoulder. Whether performed by a sole employee or by hundreds or thousands of contract workers, maintenance jobs are a reliable source of employment in sectors ranging from healthcare to automotive manufacturing to government. Large commercial equipment maintenance companies include Pratt & Whitney Engine Services and Aquilex Holdings; in the building-services sector, Serco Group and ABM Industries are major employers, according to Hoovers.

Maintenance Job Market


There were nearly 1.3 million jobs in general maintenance and repairs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Grounds maintenance workers held an additional 1.2 million jobs, and their ranks are projected to grow by another 254,600 by 2020, faster than the average occupation.

Work opportunities in maintenance are a boon to those with no more than a high school diploma, offering job security and pay that’s typically about twice the minimum wage. Maintenance employment levels fluctuate somewhat, but maintenance deferred in a recession often creates even more work during the eventual recovery. Although workers in grounds maintenance often suffer seasonal ups and downs in employment, the gradual migration of Americans to more temperate climes has created additional landscaping jobs that run year-round, or nearly so.

Common jobs in maintenance include janitor, groundskeeper, landscaper, maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, maintenance supervisor, maintenance planner, maintenance electrician, maintenance engineer, maintenance director and maintenance manager.

Maintenance Salaries


Median wages for general maintenance and repair workers were $35,030 in 2011, according to the BLS. Grounds maintenance workers earned median salaries of $25,100. Maintenance jobs requiring additional training and skills can pay more. Machinery maintenance workers, for example, earned median salaries of $39,490, with the top 10 percent making $59,860. Aircraft maintenance managers earned a median of $73,237, with the top 10 percent making $109,246, according to online salary database PayScale.com.
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Panama City, 32402
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Company Confidential Owensboro, KY, 42301
JANITORIAL POSITION Apply in person Davco Rest Home, 2526 West 10th St., Owensboro...
WANTED: EXPERIENCED, WOOD FENCE INSTALLERS Must work well with others, have valid drivers license, pass a pre-employment drug test, and must take pride in your work. Pay based on knowledge, skill & experience. Company truck & tools provided. Apply at A-Dependable Fencing Company, (479)968-7322...
Sumter County Government – Position Vacancies SUMTER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MAINTENANCE DETAIL OFFICER The Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Maintenance Detail Officer. Salary is commensurate based on experience, qualifications and an equitable compensation and pay plan. The purpose of this position is to guard an...
Roslyn, 11576
High end collision repair shop seeking experienced body tech....
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
AUTO TECHNICIAN NEEDED for busy shop. Min 5 yrs exp incl heavy line/maint. svc. Import exp a plus. ASE Master Cert. Cust svce skills, clean, good attitude. Valid AZ DL. Pay DOE, 5 day work week. Respond via fax to 928-771-2014....
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
TDK Comfort Systems has immediate opening for exp'd Service Technician . Must have 3-5 years exp, clean MVR and pass all pre-employment screenings. Top wages & benefit pkg. Apply online or fax resume: 928-636-2183...
Company Confidential Tallmadge, 44278
24-hr Emergency Service Co. looking for Cleaning Technician. Detail oriented, clean driving record, background check, good communication skills, able to lift up to 25 lbs., full time, able to work some nights & weekends. Some exp. pref., but will train. Please mail qualifications and salary reqs. to Emergency Service Co. P.O. Box 50 Tallmadge, OH 44278 Source: Akron Beacon Journal...
General NEEDED: EXPERIENCED HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC Competitive pay, Insurance, 401k, paid holidays and vacations. Must have own tools. 432-367-8628 for interview...
General New Properties Seeking: Maintenance Technician The right candidate will have knowledge in all aspects of maintenance: Landscaping, electrical, plumbing, painting, and general cleaning abilities. Must be professional, a self starter and have strong people skills. Position is full time, available immediately. Must be able to pass a criminal back ground check. Please fax resume and applicatio...
Immediate Openings Auto/Truck Technicians Various skill level positions. Salary based on experience. Full time/Full benefits. Send resume or apply in person to: BESHORE KOLLER, INC. 4370 N. George St. Manchester, PA 17345 717-266-3651 *****...
CERTIFIED CHRYSLER MECHANIC NEEDED ASAP! Mcdonald Chrysler of Clare is an outstanding dealership looking for a Certified Chrysler Mechanic to fill this full time position immediately. If you meet the qualification’s and are looking to be a part of an awesome team, email Bob Jackson at ***** or stop in or call 989-386-7770. Click to apply by EMAIL =...
Scope of the Role This role has a key part to play in ensuring that the activities of maintaining the Restaurants make a direct and positive contribution towards the business goals. This role will at minimum have the ability to identify suitable vendors, contractors and suppliers that meet the short term and long term needs as well as processing the skills to communicate across a spectrum of funct...
Part time maintenance technician/ handyman needed for service calls at new luxury apartment complex in Raritan, NJ and/or Hillsborough, NJ for NIGHTS and WEEKENDS. Could also become a full time position. Candidate should have vehicle, tools, basic maintenance skills. Must be responsible, reliable and able to solve problems. Candidate should live very close to location in Raritan, NJ 08844....
Stanley Access Technologies is recognized as an industry leader in the manufacturing, installation and servicing of automatic doors. Our growing product and service offerings have driven significant growth for our service business. Join our world class team of diligent problem solvers, innovators, fresh thinkers and communicators who excite and inspire others. We are looking for energetic, detail...
Stanley Access Technologies is recognized as an industry leader in the manufacturing, installation and servicing of automatic doors. Our growing product and service offerings have driven significant growth for our service business. Join our world class team of diligent problem solvers, innovators, fresh thinkers and communicators who excite and inspire others. We are looking for energetic, detail...
Stanley Access Technologies is recognized as an industry leader in the manufacturing, installation and servicing of automatic doors. Our growing product and service offerings have driven significant growth for our service business. Join our world class team of diligent problem solvers, innovators, fresh thinkers and communicators who excite and inspire others. We are looking for energetic, detail...
Come Grow With Us! SavATree, is currently seeking a Mechanic. We are a nationally recognized provider of superior arboricultural services. From more than 25 locations, we provide residential and commercial customers with high quality, cutting edge tree care, plant health care, lawn care and deer deterrent services. Join our dedicated and highly skilled team of professionals today! Accountabilities...
At San Antonio Air Heating & Air Conditioning, a Service Experts Company, we believe in doing what’s right for our customers and our employees. We offer the stability of working for a national industry leader but we also treat our people like family.Our team is made up of the very best, and we provide ongoing training, support, and opportunities for unlimited professional growth. Residential HVAC...
At San Antonio Air Heating & Air Conditioning, a Service Experts Company, we believe in doing what’s right for our customers and our employees. We offer the stability of working for a national industry leader but we also treat our people like family.Our team is made up of the very best, and we provide ongoing training, support, and opportunities for unlimited professional growth. Residential HVAC...
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