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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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POSITION PURPOSE The Measure Technician works independently in a traveling field role in support of Home Depot's Measurement Services center. The Technician's role is to provide quality professional customer service that consistently meets or exceeds Company standards of excellence and customer expectations. The position is directly responsible for creating, maintaining and improving customer rel...
Every associate at DICK'S Sporting Goods is united by a common thread - our PASSION for the sports we love! Every position on our team, whether full-time or part-time, offers the same great opportunity. Each day, we have the chance to share our passion with sports-loving customers who depend on and appreciate our expertise. Duties: Fulfill the company defined customer experience by being a frien...
POSITION PURPOSE The Entry level Measure Technician works independently in a traveling field role in support of Home Depot's Measurement Services center. The Technician's role is to provide quality professional customer service that consistently meets or exceeds Company standards of excellence and customer expectations. The position is directly responsible for creating, maintaining and improving ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Bland, MO area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with bro...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Hudson, WI area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with br...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Santa Barbara, CA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Rosebud, MO area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with b...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Watsonville, CA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wi...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servi...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Ellensburg, WA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wit...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the La Porte, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Valley City, CA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wi...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Cherokee, OK area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with ...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Fallbrook, CA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servi...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servi...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Roosevelt, UT area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Warsaw, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer with br...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Middlebury, IN area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wit...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Smithfield, VA area. As such, you will have the opportunity to begin and end your business day from home and be the face of Dish in your local community. Our Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technicians will also have the following: Minimum 5'x5'x10' covered and secured area at technician residence Computer wit...

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