Men account for the majority of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $17.76 per hour. Cash earnings for Maintenance Supervisors — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $27K to approximately $72K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Maintenance Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$34,482 - $80,272
$34K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,943
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$11.48 - $27.11
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,482 - $80,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,246  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$26,670 - $72,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 433
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $27.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.78  
Overtime
$17.33 - $41.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,246  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$26,670 - $72,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 474

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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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At the upper end, Maintenance Supervisors who move into a Construction Project Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Construction Project Managers is a much higher $70K per year. When Maintenance Supervisors are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $16K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Equipment Maintenance, Project Management, System Repair, and HVAC System Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 20 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include ELECTRICAL. Most people experienced in Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Plumbing and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Maintenance Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker earns $38K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,481

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

With a pay rate for Maintenance Supervisors that is 46 percent greater than the national average, Indianapolis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+44 percent), Atlanta (+39 percent), Houston (+24 percent), and Cleveland (+21 percent). Maintenance Supervisors in Dallas earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers in Louisville and Charlotte also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 11 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
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$44,000



Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
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HVAC System Design
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Maintenance
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National Average
$44,000


ELECTRICAL
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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