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Building & Facility Manager Salary

Just under three-fifths of Building & Facility Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $33K to $88K per year, and the average comes out to $58K annually. Total cash compensation to Building & Facility Managers approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $88K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $14K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Building & Facility Managers are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$36,878 - $88,561
(Median)
$37K
$58K
$89K
MEDIAN: $58,316
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90%

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$11.15 - $26.35
(Median)
$11
$18
$26
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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,878 - $88,561  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,971  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $13,500  
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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$32,644 - $87,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $26.35  
   
Overtime
$16.01 - $44.00  
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 - $7,971  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $700  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $13,500  
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).
)
$32,644 - $87,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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 $85K per year. Becoming a Building Manager or a Commercial Property Manager is often the next step for a Building & Facility Manager.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Building & Facility Managers who took the survey. 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.


For Building & Facility Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $54K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Building & Facility Managers make $59K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $64K.

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

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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