A little under three-quarters of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $46K to $145K per year, and the average comes out to $91K annually. The vast majority (88 percent) of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering who answered the questionnaire are male. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,228 - $130,534
(Median)
$50K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,080
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50%
90%

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$20.00 - $32.43
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$26
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,228 - $130,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
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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$45,904 - $144,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.04  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
   
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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$45,904 - $144,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.

Common Career Paths for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering


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Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering often transition into a Facilities Director position. Facilities Directors report a slightly lower median income of $82K.

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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.


Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. 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 $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $96K in this role. 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 $108K.

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 17%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$92,000

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

Project Management
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National Average
$92,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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