Find Maintenance Technician Programs

Find schools that want you for Maintenance Technician programs and other Skilled Trades & Vocational degrees and certifications.

Whether it's in electrical systems, automotive, plumbing, heating, ventilation, or air conditioning, a degree or certification as a Maintenance Technician can lead to a lucrative, rewarding career in a variety of fields.

Types of Degrees

Maintenance Technician students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years), certification program, or apprenticeship program. Some states require locksmiths to obtain a license before working professionally. Voluntary, professional certifications are also an option.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning A Maintenance Technician Degree Or Certification

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a Maintenance Technician degree or certification include:

  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Machinery Maintenance Worker
  • General Maintenance and Repair Worker

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights was $52,860 in 2019 while General Maintenance and Repair Workers earned a median salary of $39,080 in 2019.1

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights, on the Internet at (visited June 25, 2020).
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