Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

The majority of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States — nearly three in five — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $29K to $74K per year, and the median is $52K annually. In the world of Maintenance Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $29K and $74K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,073 - $77,495
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,966
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$11.59 - $27.32
(Median)
$12
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,073 - $77,495  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$28,753 - $74,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 575
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $27.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.39 - $42.85  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
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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$28,753 - $74,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 465
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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

  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


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For Maintenance Supervisors, progressing to a Construction Project Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Construction Project Manager can earn $70K annually. It is quite typical for Maintenance Supervisors to transition into roles as Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers, where reported median earnings are $12K and $13K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, System Repair, Operations Management, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Plumbing. Most people familiar with Maintenance also know Plumbing and Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people skilled in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are similarly competent in Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

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


For Maintenance Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $38K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $44K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Maintenance Supervisors make a median salary of $51K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $54K.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$47,000



Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries





Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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$47,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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