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Building & Facility Manager Salary (United States)

Building & Facility Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just over a half of Building & Facility Managers. Pay fluctuates from $32K to $87K per year, but expected earnings average $58K annually. In the world of Building & Facility Managers, overall income ranges from $32K near the bottom to $87K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of Building & Facility Managers (88 percent) who took the survey.
Building & Facility Manager Salary (?
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$35,331 - $87,430
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MEDIAN: $57,566
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Building & Facility Manager Salary (?
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$11.33 - $27.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,331 - $87,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,888  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $14,250  
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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$32,319 - $86,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 626
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $27.40  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $42.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,888  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $14,250  
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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$32,319 - $86,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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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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Compensation may increase greatly for Building & Facility Managers who advance to upper-end positions like Operations Director. Median pay for Operations Directors is $85K per year. A Building & Facility Manager may also move into a role as a Commercial Property Manager or a Facilities Director.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager

Survey takers who work as Building & Facility Managers typically report just a few professional 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. For most people, competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination indicates knowledge of Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Building & Facility Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $61K. 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 $68K.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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National Average
$56,000
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For Building & Facility Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Building & Facility Managers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+1 percent). Compared to the national average, Cleveland Building & Facility Managers have considerably lower salaries, 25 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

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

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$56,000

Skills That Affect Building & Facility Manager Salaries

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$56,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%