Building & Facility Manager Salary

Building & Facility Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $33K to $86K per year, median earnings come to $58K annually. Total cash compensation to Building & Facility Managers bottoms out near $33K and approaches $86K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $14K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. 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 majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$36,319 - $86,785
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$87K
MEDIAN: $57,700
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50%
90%

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$11.39 - $27.28
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,319 - $86,785  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,936  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $13,685  
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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$32,803 - $85,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 452
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $27.28  
   
Overtime
$17.66 - $44.39  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,936  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $700  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $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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$32,803 - $85,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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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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. The most common career progression for Building & Facility Managers leads to becoming a Building Manager, where pay is typically $48K. However, many Building & Facility Managers also opt to become Facilities Directors, a position that pays $81K on average.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Building & Facility Managers note just a narrow range of job 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. Those familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also tend to know Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Building & Facility Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Building & Facility Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $54K. For Building & Facility Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Building & Facility Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $63K on average.

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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 115 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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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