Building & Facility Manager Salary

With just below 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 $32K to $87K per year and averages out to $58K annually. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $14K, overall incomes of Building & Facility Managers spread between $32K and $87K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Building & Facility Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 86 percent. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Most Building & Facility Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high.

$35,210 - $88,240
(Median)
$35K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,830
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90%

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$11.50 - $28.31
(Median)
$11
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,210 - $88,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,018  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $13,685  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$32,221 - $86,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.50 - $28.31  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $43.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,018  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $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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$32,221 - $86,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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.

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Building & Facility Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Operations Director. The average Operations Director brings home $84K per year. More often than not, a Building Manager role is the next step for Building & Facility Managers moving up in the field. Pay for Building Managers is usually $47K. Many Building & Facility Managers choose to take on a Facilities Director role instead, where salaries are typically $82K.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Building & Facility Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with ELECTRICAL and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Plumbing. Those educated in Facility Maintenance & Coordination tend to be well versed in 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. On average, Building & Facility Managers make $59K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $62K.

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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

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 32%


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 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: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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