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Building & Facility Manager Salary

Just below three-fifths of Building & Facility Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $32K to $86K per year, but median earnings come to around $58K annually. Total cash compensation to Building & Facility Managers bottoms out near $32K and approaches $86K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $14K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most Building & Facility Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Building & Facility Managers are male.

$35,955 - $87,681
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,987
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90%

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$11.12 - $26.39
(Median)
$11
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,955 - $87,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,710  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $13,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,441 - $86,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 489
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $26.39  
   
Overtime
$15.59 - $43.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,710  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $13,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,441 - $86,332  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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Job Description for Building & Facility Manager

A building and facility manager is responsible for performing building maintenance, repair and upgrades. They oversee visitor and employee safety and also ensure the facility is following all applicable environmental and safety regulations. The building and facility manager also oversees facility security, including developing and overseeing emergency plans for a variety of contingencies. In the event of an emergency, they will assist first responders in locating missing persons, assessing the condition of the building, coordinating necessary utility interruptions, and informing the appropriate people (such as management or property owners) of the situation. They also coordinate emergency utility repairs, and keep facility residents updated with restoration activities.

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Building & Facility Manager Tasks

  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.
  • Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
  • Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.

Common Career Paths for Building & Facility Manager


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Building & Facility Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Operations Director, where median compensation is $85K annually. A common career progression for a Building & Facility Manager is to become a Commercial Property Manager or a Facilities Director. Compared to Building & Facility Managers, the first group earns $1K more on average, and the second group earns $26K more.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Survey takers who work as Building & Facility Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Plumbing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Plumbing. Those proficient in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are, more often than not, also skilled in Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Building & Facility Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Building & Facility Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Building & Facility Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $65K on average.

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What is it like working as a Building & Facility Manager?

Building & Facility Manager in St. Joseph:
"Fast past, exciting, and rewarding."
Pros: Helping people succeed in their assigned duties. Resolving problems and helping people grow in their experiences and confidence to perform.
Cons: Being responsible for all emergencies while on vacation and days off.

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Experience Affects Building & Facility Manager Salaries



National Average
$55,000



Skills That Affect Building & Facility Manager Salaries


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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National Average
$55,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%