Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

With nearly three in four of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering is $79K per year and can range from $44K on the lower end to $137K per year near the higher end. In the world of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering, total cash compensation can vary between $44K and $137K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $26K and $16K, respectively. Most Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$44,413 - $125,359
(Median)
$44K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,442
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90%

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$16.66 - $37.44
(Median)
$17
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,413 - $125,359  
   
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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$43,943 - $136,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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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$43,943 - $136,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Survey results show that Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering typically report just a few professional skills. Project Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Experience with Facility Maintenance & Coordination is often linked with knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

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


Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $54K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $76K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $86K.

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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

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


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
0%

National Average
$79,000

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
33%
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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