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Director of Buildings and Grounds Salary

Directors of Buildings and Grounds in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K annually on average but can range from $36K to $108K per year. The majority of Directors of Buildings and Grounds claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Directors of Buildings and Grounds (86 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,749 - $108,289
MEDIAN: $62,752

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$37,749 - $108,289  
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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).
$35,710 - $107,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Buildings and Grounds

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

For Directors of Buildings and Grounds, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $55K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $57K. For Directors of Buildings and Grounds, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Director of Buildings and Grounds generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $72K.

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Experience Affects Director of Buildings and Grounds Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


14 %
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 9%