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Director of Buildings and Grounds Salary

With approximately three in five of Directors of Buildings and Grounds in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Buildings and Grounds is $62K per year and can range from $35K on the lower end to $108K per year near the higher end. Male Directors of Buildings and Grounds far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Directors of Buildings and Grounds is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,458 - $108,616
MEDIAN: $62,443

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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.
$37,458 - $108,616  
$0.00 - $10,665  
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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).
$35,370 - $108,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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.

Directors of Buildings and Grounds with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $51K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $56K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $72K.

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Experience Affects Director of Buildings and Grounds Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


15 %
85 %

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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 7%