Building Managers in the United States pull down an average of $52K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by approximately half. The majority of Building Managers (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,161 - $80,616
$31K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,526
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90%

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$10.25 - $26.88
$10
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,161 - $80,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$25,123 - $74,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $26.88  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $42.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
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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$25,123 - $74,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Job Description for Building Manager

The building manager ensures the building they supervise (including any surrounding grounds) are maintained, ensuring a safe and pleasant environment. They work with tenants, the public, and contractors on a number of tasks, such as move-ins, maintenance issues, construction, and move-outs. The building manager also makes sure that the tenants - and the manager's organization - follow the requirements of their contract. Building managers also typically oversee tasks such as waste management, creating safety policies and procedures, and overseeing maintenance tasks (such as office cleaning). They must also ensure that their building remains safe and meets relevant safety laws and codes.

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Building Manager Tasks

  • Process evictions.
  • Supervise on-site staff and coordinates repairs and maintenance.
  • Process leases, collect rent, make bank deposits, verify income and maintain waiting list.
  • Ensure compliance with HUD, TCAC or other regulations.

Common Career Paths for Building Manager


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Building Managers who go on to become Property Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Property Manager, an upper-level role, pays $42K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Building Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $39K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Building Managers make a median salary of $49K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $60K on average.

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Key Stats for Building Manager

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Building Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Building Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 70%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
0%

National Average
$46,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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