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Building & Facility Manager Salary

Building & Facility Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $58K annually, but may range from $33K to $87K per year. Total cash compensation to Building & Facility Managers approaches anywhere from $33K on the lower end to $87K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $14K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Male Building & Facility Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,179 - $88,303
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $58,049
10%
50%
90%

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$11.17 - $26.31
(Median)
$11
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
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
$36,179 - $88,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,020  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $13,591  
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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$32,602 - $87,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 475
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
$11.17 - $26.31  
   
Overtime
$16.08 - $43.93  
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 - $8,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $13,591  
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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$32,602 - $87,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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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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For Building & Facility Managers, progressing to an Operations Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, an Operations Director can earn $85K annually. 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


Building & Facility Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Plumbing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing. Most people familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know 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 $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $54K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Building & Facility Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $64K.

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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 129 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 14%
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