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General Maintenance Helper Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$35,236 (USD)

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The average pay for a General Maintenance Helper is $35,236 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a General Maintenance Helper is between $31,199 and $41,761. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Assists maintenance repairer, industrial in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, and plumbing and electrical systems of industrial establishment, using handtools and power tools: dismantles machines or equipment, replaces defective parts and motors, and adjusts feed mechanisms.
  • Cleans and lubricates machine parts, such as shafts, pulleys, gears, and bearings, using rags, brushes, grease gun, and oilcan.
  • Replaces or repairs machine belts.
  • Removes dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines.
  • Paints machines or equipment to prevent corrosion.
  • Bends and cuts conduit and wire, and drills holes in walls, floors, and ceilings for electrical connections.
  • Connects wire to motors, fixtures, and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire and insulates wire with friction tape.
  • Bends, cuts, and threads pipe, cuts openings in walls, ceilings, and floors for pipes, and seals pipe joints with sealing compound.
  • Cuts out and joins parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings, using power tools and handtools.
  • Patches or replaces plaster or plaster board and paints walls, ceilings, and trim of building.
  • Clears clogged drains, and replaces plumbing fixtures.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May operate welding machine to repair or join metal parts.
General Maintenance Helper Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of General Maintenance Helper jobs: 1,282

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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General Maintenance Helper Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

TEMPORARY SEASONAL - Maintenance Helper - Farmingdale FMS - Anticipated duration of employment th...
Apr 20
Farmingdale, United States
State of New York
... Helpers perform semiskilled and unskilled activities and tasks involving one or a combination of ... Performs general grounds maintenance tasks such as: clearing sites, mowing lawns, maintaining roads ...
Maintenance Technician I (273618)
May 3
Fishkill, NY, USA
Description To assist in the general maintenance and janitorial upkeep of the entire facility. The ... Mechanical Helper: Mechanical aptitude, basic mechanical such as auto repair, helper status at ...
Mar 21
College Point, NY, USA
Leading Machining Manufacturer
Maintains equipment, and work area in a clean and organized manner * Assists with maintaining a clean and safe working environment and may perform various janitorial or housekeeping tasks * Performs ...
Maintenance Team Member Job
May 12
Linden, NJ, USA
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
... to help you succeed. MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBER Job Summary Responsible for performing general maintenance and cleaning duties and maintaining high standards of safety and sanitation for members and ...
Maintenance Associate
May 17
Manhattan, NY, USA
General light-repair such as painting, plumbing, locks/doors, furniture install, etc. * Management ... to help our constantly growing community of early-stage startups bring their ideas to life. Our ...
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