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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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CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 32 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking Housekeepers in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Earn $9.00 per hour at these part-time, temp-to-hire positions. Work 30-35 hours per week, up to 5 days per week, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Job Description: Responsible for general appearance of facility, ensure it is in clean an...
Senior Utility Technician/Installer Houston, TX Glacier Water, a fast growing consumer products company, seeks a Senior Utility Technician/Installer who will perform scheduled installations of the company’s water vending and ice bagging machines in assigned territory in accordance with established Best Practices. Ideal self-motivated candidates for this position will possess, among other qualifica...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services 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 services. Re...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Sedro Woolley, 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 with...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the CITY, STATE 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 broadb...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Southeast Houston, TX 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 CITY, STATE 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 broadb...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the Decatur, GA 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 broadb...
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 servic...
Description This Home-Based Satellite TV Installer/Technician is based out of the ONeill, NE 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 broadba...
Posting/Position Details : All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer...
Posting/Position Details : All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer...
Custodian, 2nd shift Location: Lansdale, PA (Philadelphia area) Innovators with Insight About Cobham: Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to dr...
Summary of Position: Responsibility for the overall maintenance of the Club building(s) and grounds including maintenance of the heating system, electrical equipment, plumbing, security system, swimming pool, program equipment and general upkeep of the building and grounds. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Monitor heating, plumbing, electrical and security systems on a daily basis. Document...
Join STERIS in its vision to see the world free from Infection and Contamination as a District Service Manager Summary *LI-JM1 Develop and manage the growth and profitability of the district’s field service business. Identify new business opportunities, prepare service quotations, and present service product offerings to customers within the assigned territory. Attain or exceed established busines...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Heavy Duty Mechanic Bedford, NY Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Heavy Duty Mechanic Bedford, NY Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Heavy Duty Mechanic with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing -Troubleshooting and Repairs -Electronic Diagnostic Testing What You Need for this Po...
Our fertilization company is growing! Turf Magic Co. has an opening for a career minded & energetic employees to help us remain a leader in providing professional lawn treatments. We seek a self-starter who likes to work outdoors and has good communication skills. Qualified applicants must have a good driving record, be able to lift 50 pounds, and like to work with the public in sales and service....
Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respons...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. About CertainTeed Through the respons...

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