Building & Facility Manager Salary

Building & Facility Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below three-fifths of Building & Facility Managers. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $86K per year, but expected earnings average $58K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Building & Facility Managers can bottom out near $33K or peak near $86K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men account for the majority of Building & Facility Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for Building & Facility Managers is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,519 - $87,204

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$11.53 - $27.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,519 - $87,204  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,995  
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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$32,839 - $86,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 441
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$17.92 - $43.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,995  
   
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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$32,839 - $86,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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 who transition into an Operations Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $84K per year. Building & Facility Managers go on to become Building Managers more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $47K. Building & Facility Managers who move into a Facilities Director role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $82K.

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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 seem to negatively impact pay include Plumbing. Those familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also tend to know Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Building & Facility Manager

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


For Building & Facility Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $55K. Building & Facility Managers bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $63K.

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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


National Average
$55,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 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: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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