Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — approximately three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $136K per year, median earnings come to $80K annually. Cash earnings for Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering — which occasionally include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing — stretch from around $44K to approximately $136K. For the most part, Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,451 - $125,261
(Median)
$44K
$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,561
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$16.66 - $37.44
(Median)
$17
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,451 - $125,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,976  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,274  
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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$43,981 - $136,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.66 - $37.44  
   
Overtime
$29.43 - $54.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,976  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,274  
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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$43,981 - $136,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

  • Write process and scope documents to explain needs, current state and goals.
  • Obtain bids and purchase parts, equipment, supplies and contract for repairs.
  • Oversee equipment usage and maintenance schedules, including all repairs.
  • Hire, train and supervise staff.

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Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Project Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Project Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

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


For many Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $76K. Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $86K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries


National Average
$80,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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