Building & Facility Manager Salary

With just under three-fifths of Building & Facility Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $33K to $86K per year and averages out to $58K per year. Total cash compensation to Building & Facility Managers approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $86K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $14K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (86 percent) of Building & Facility Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$36,341 - $86,852
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$87K
MEDIAN: $57,877
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90%

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$11.37 - $26.82
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,341 - $86,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,959  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $13,685  
Commission
$0.00 - $700  
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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$32,631 - $85,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$17.51 - $43.03  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,959  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $700  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $13,685  
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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$32,631 - $85,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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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As Building & Facility Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Operations Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Operations Directors earn $84K on average per year. The most common promotion for Building & Facility Managers is a Building Manager position, which usually brings in $48K a year. Another standard transition for Building & Facility Managers seeking advancement is to assume a Facilities Director role, where pay is often $81K.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Job skills reported by Building & Facility Managers are limited. 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. Most people familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $48K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $54K. Building & Facility Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $63K.

Building & Facility Manager Reviews

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


National Average
$55,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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