Building & Grounds Supervisor Salary

Building & Grounds Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $47K annually on average but can range from $30K to $68K per year. Job satisfaction for Building & Grounds Supervisors is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$32,619 - $68,418
$33K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,989
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$12.09 - $27.56
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$28
MEDIAN: $18.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,619 - $68,418  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
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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$30,214 - $67,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $27.56  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $43.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$30,214 - $67,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Building & Grounds Supervisor

Building & grounds supervisors are typically employed by schools, hospitals, and large offices, and are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the facilities. They typically have supervisory and hiring responsibilities for the maintenance and janitorial staff and help coordinate all repairs and minor renovations as necessary; they may also be in charge of hiring or sub-contracting landscaping services. Generally, they must ensure that the facilities under their care are maintained in a safe and attractive manner at all times.

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Building & Grounds Supervisor Tasks

  • Supervise maintenance workers, setting schedules and tasks.
  • Oversee ongoing maintenance, repairs, and cosmetic improvements.
  • Work with contractors to get bids, schedule work, and confirm completion.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building & Grounds Supervisor

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


For Building & Grounds Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Building & Grounds Supervisors see a median income of $41K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $42K. On average, Building & Grounds Supervisors make $45K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Building & Grounds Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $49K.

Key Stats for Building & Grounds Supervisor

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Building & Grounds Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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