Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $45K to $137K per year, median earnings come to $81K per year. Overall cash earnings for Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering stretch from $45K on the lower end to $137K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $29K from bonuses and $44K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,340 - $125,752
(Median)
$45K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $80,917
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$16.38 - $37.57
(Median)
$16
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,340 - $125,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,405  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $44,042  
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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$44,678 - $137,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $37.57  
   
Overtime
$29.28 - $55.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,405  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $44,042  
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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$44,678 - $137,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Facilities Director. Median pay for Facilities Directors is $82K.

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Job skills reported by Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering are limited. Project Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those with knowledge of Facility Maintenance & Coordination tend to be skilled in Project Management as well.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. 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 $77K. On average, Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering make $87K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $91K on average.

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Advice

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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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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$82,000

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


National Average
$82,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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