Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

A sizeable majority of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $17.83 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Maintenance Supervisors stretch from $27K on the lower end to $73K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,197 - $80,165
$34K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,998
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$11.59 - $27.47
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,197 - $80,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,471  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,179  
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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$26,881 - $72,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $27.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.27  
Overtime
$17.49 - $41.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,179  
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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$26,881 - $72,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 478

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Job Description for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

The nature of the work done by a facilities maintenance supervisor is determined largely by the type of facility in which they work. While some positions are largely indoors, others may include supervising the care of large outdoor areas, such as landscaping and parking lots. Facilities maintenance supervisors often report to the facility manager, and they need to have strong leadership skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously.

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Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Tasks

  • Keep the building in a clean and orderly condition by examining the building on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


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Maintenance Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Construction Project Manager. The latter position pays an average of $70K annually. A common career progression for a Maintenance Supervisor is to become a Facilities Manager or a Maintenance Manager. Compared to Maintenance Supervisors, the first group earns $15K more on average, and the second group earns $16K more.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Maintenance Supervisors seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Equipment Maintenance, Project Management, System Repair, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 19 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like ELECTRICAL. For most people, competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination indicates knowledge of Plumbing and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 289 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 357 salaries. A Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 221 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,807

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Maintenance Supervisors, Boston provides a pay rate that is 58 percent greater than the national average. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+43 percent), Atlanta (+38 percent), Indianapolis (+31 percent), and Houston (+28 percent). Maintenance Supervisors' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Maintenance Supervisors in Denver bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Louisville and Dallas (13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor?

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Washington:
"The best job I ever had."
Pros: I love the exposure and the opportunity to grow and working with all the different branches of the military and contractors.
Cons: None.

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Key Stats for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$45,000

▼5%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲19%


▲10%


HVAC System Design
▲9%




HVAC
▲5%

▲1%

Maintenance
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

ELECTRICAL
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%