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Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with around three in four bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $79K annually on average but can range from $44K to $137K per year. Total cash compensation to Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering bottoms out near $44K and approaches $137K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $28K from bonuses and almost $16K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,565 - $125,977
(Median)
$45K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $79,203
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90%

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$16.53 - $37.51
(Median)
$17
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,565 - $125,977  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,118  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,389  
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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$44,058 - $137,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.53 - $37.51  
   
Overtime
$29.36 - $54.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,118  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $16,389  
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).
)
$44,058 - $137,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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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Typical Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering report a focused set of job skills. Project Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination frequently indicates 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering. 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. For Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $82K. 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 $86K.

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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 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
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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