Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $151K per year, median earnings come to $91K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,000 - $136,555
$48K
$91K
$140K
MEDIAN: $91,206
10%
50%
90%

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$19.65 - $30.52
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,000 - $136,555  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $28,644  
Profit Sharing
$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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$43,946 - $151,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.49  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$150.00 - $28,644  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$43,946 - $151,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

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

Common Career Paths for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering


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Many Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering move into Facilities Director roles. Facilities Directors seem to make a little less than Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering as their salaries average out to $83K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $79K. Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $96K. Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $109K.

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in Denver:
"Everyday working here is "the best day of my life""
Learn the systems and how each relates to one another before making any changes. Ask questions not only from your peers but pay close attention to your staff; they are the "glue that holds everything together".

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Key Stats for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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