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Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

With approximately three-fourths of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $45K to $137K per year and averages out to $79K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$45,200 - $124,980
(Median)
45K
59K
79K
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MEDIAN: $79,135
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$17.23 - $37.79
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,200 - $124,980  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,835  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $8,500  
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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$44,910 - $136,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $37.79  
   
Overtime
$29.20 - $55.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,835  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $8,500  
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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$44,910 - $136,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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 report a focused set of job skills. Project Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Project Management are also commonly seen together.

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $55K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $77K. Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $85K.

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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

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


Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 3%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%