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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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Automotive Warranty Manager Renton, WA; Fairwood, WA Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Automotive Warranty Manager Renton, WA; Fairwood, WA Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are an Automotive Warranty Management Process Consultant in Renton, WA, Please apply now-! What You Need for this Position Au...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Field Service Engineer Norristown, PA Full-Time $55,000 - $75,000 Apply Apply Field Service Engineer Norristown, PA Full-Time $55,000 - $75,000 Apply Job Details We provide IT hardware support and are looking for a hands-on engineer who will be working directly with one of our best clients. Top Reasons to Wor...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply CNC Service Technician Farmington, MI; Detroit, MI Full-Time $35,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply CNC Service Technician Farmington, MI; Detroit, MI Full-Time $35,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details Seeking a CNC Service Technician/Engineer with 3-5 years of experience in mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair...
Position Description: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Complete dis-assembly of vehicle in order to assist Servi...
Req ID: 7945 Do you want to Fuel your Career? Do you have experience in Service Center, Tire Shop, or Facilities Maintenance management? Do you have a proven track record of sales, operations, maintaining a safe environment, providing exceptional customer service, and training and development? Love’s Service – Tire Center Managers promote sales growth, conduct training, exhibit and coach outstandi...
Req ID: 7942 Do you want to Fuel your Career? Do you have experience in Service Center, Tire Shop, or Facilities Maintenance management? Do you have a proven track record of sales, operations, maintaining a safe environment, providing exceptional customer service, and training and development? Love’s Service – Tire Center Managers promote sales growth, conduct training, exhibit and coach outstandi...
Req ID: 7944 Do you want to Fuel your Career? Do you have experience in Service Center, Tire Shop, or Facilities Maintenance management? Do you have a proven track record of sales, operations, maintaining a safe environment, providing exceptional customer service, and training and development? Love’s Service – Tire Center Managers promote sales growth, conduct training, exhibit and coach outstandi...
The utility position Shop Porter is an entry level position to our trailer maintenance and repair operation. The shop porter is responsible for shop up keep, maintaining appearance standards of UPS equipment, and light duty assistance for mechanics. The qualified candidate has some mechanical ability, welding and paint and body work experience is a plus. Must be able to work in an environment with...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as Full-Time Automotive Mechanics. Fleet and diesel engine experience is highly desirable. Strong troubleshooting skills and transmission and clutch experience is also required for this position. UPS Automotive Mechanics must be at least 21 years old, proficient operating standard transmission vehicles, meet the DOT driving requirements and have a complete set of...
Job ID EPM-00008495 Emerson Company Fisher Country United States State/Province Alabama City Decatur Publish Start Date Jul 25 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description POSITION: Instrument and Valve Technician * PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Troubleshooting and repairing Measurement and Valve instruments, products, and systems. Individual will build customer relationships through...
Company Confidential Prescott, 86301
Red Rock Collision is looking to hire an experienced Auto Refinish Tech Contact John 928-300-4563...
AUTOMOTIVE DETAILER GROW YOUR CAREER Ford auto sales are increasing - and now is the time to consider a career as an automotive detailer. Job Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned): * Entry Level automotive detailers use necessary equipment * Entry Level automotive detailers/automotive service assistants clean, wax, polish and refurbish old and new vehicles and parts. * Entry...
If you are seeking a busy, fast-paced and friendly environment with a long-standing history of providing excellent service in the automotive repair and maintenance industry, we want to hear from you. We own several independently operated automotive service centers in New Hampshire, and offer a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, a 401K plan. Additionally, we offer paid trainin...
Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is looking for several experienced Technical Support Specialists to work in our groundbreaking Network Operations Center. This highly dynamic position serves as a member of a business critical specialized staff to provide hospital network monitoring, input and direction to all Swisslog Customer Support Staff while also supporting and providing resolutions to all Swiss...
Company Confidential Jacksonville, FL, 32208
Our national facilities management company is a leading provider of comprehensive janitorial, maintenance and facility services to the specialized industry and education markets. We have selected sectors of the market where quality cleaning, maintenance and appearance are paramount to the basic function of enterprise. With expertise in clean rooms, automotive, pharmaceutical, nuclear/power, high t...
Sign on Bonus for Current Pesticide License. Work outdoors and good driving record required. Spring-Green Lawn Care 1040A National Ave, Addison ***** 630-543-6831 Posting provided by:...
This is a Full Time Night Shift position. Sunday through Thursday from 2:30pm until 11:30pm or until the work is complete. POSITION SUMMARY: Under general direction, responsible for assisting Facilities Manager in the day-to-day facility maintenance requirements and internal housekeeping activities at the AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group Offices in order to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work...
Position Description: The Field Engineer services Health Imaging electronic equipment, laser printers, CR, DR, and hospital radiology equipment. Geography to service will be: Kansas City surrounding area. Some overnight travel. Initial travel 8-10 weeks for training. Required Skills / Experience: • Strong electromechanical trouble shooting skills needed. • Experience with Windows platform. • Stron...
Accessible Space, Inc.a national non-profit provider of housing for individuals with disabilities is seeking a Full-Time Property Caretaker/Maintenance for one of our locations in Reno, NV. General Property Caretaker duties include, but not limited to: Clean and maintain the common areas of the building interior, as well as the building’s exterior grounds including the parking, sidewalk and entry...
Immediately hiring several Detail Technicians for the Detail Center in Nissan of Limerick, PA. The Automotive Detailer is responsible for cleaning and refurbishing new and used vehicles in accordance with the Fred Beans Everything Automotive quality standards! FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! FULL TIME: Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm PART TIME: Monday-Friday, 3:30pm-9:00...
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