Building & Facility Manager Salary

The majority of Building & Facility Managers in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $32K to $86K per year, and the median is $59K per year. Cash earnings for Building & Facility Managers — including $9K in bonuses and $19K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $32K to $86K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Building & Facility Managers (85 percent) survey respondents are men. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Building & Facility Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,739 - $88,736
$36K
$59K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,374
10%
50%
90%

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$13.21 - $30.42
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.96
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,739 - $88,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,675  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,000  
Commission
$1,100  
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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$32,202 - $86,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$17.77 - $44.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,675  
   
Commission
$1,100  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,000  
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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$32,202 - $86,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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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At the upper end, Building & Facility Managers who move into an Operations Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Operations Directors is a much higher $84K per year. A Facility Manager role is the most common promotion for Building & Facility Managers moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $58K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Building & Facility Managers is a Building Manager position, where earnings are usually $47K.

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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, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 13 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Building & Facility Managers make a median salary of $60K. Building & Facility Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $65K.

Building & Facility Manager Reviews

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

Building & Facility Manager in Elk Grove Village:
"Very busy, very hands on, must be a self starter."
Pros: The owners and the people, it's like we're one big family. Fun place to work at.
Cons: The stress, being on call 24/7 and everybody braking stuff. My plate is over full all the time.

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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Key Stats for Building & Facility Manager

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Building & Facility Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲7%

National Average
$56,000

▼6%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Building & Facility Manager Salaries

ELECTRICAL
▲24%

Operations Management
▲13%



▲4%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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