Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

A little under three-quarters of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $52K to $158K per year, but median earnings come to around $91K annually. 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 nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$53,796 - $139,079
$54K
$91K
$140K
MEDIAN: $91,385
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Salary
$53,796 - $139,079  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$52,441 - $158,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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 transition into upper-level roles like Facilities Director. However, Facilities Directors do report a slightly lower median income of $83K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 36 salaries. A Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 25 salaries.

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering?

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
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

▲23%

▲3%

National Average
$93,000

▼15%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Skills That Affect Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries


National Average
$93,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 8%