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Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (United States)

Slightly less than two-thirds of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $29K to $75K per year, and the average comes out to $51K per year. Total cash earnings of Maintenance Supervisors range from $29K on the low end to $75K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $8K, respectively. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (?
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$31,971 - $77,335
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MEDIAN: $51,396
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Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (?
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$11.09 - $26.69
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,971 - $77,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,857  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,973  
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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$28,628 - $75,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 732
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $26.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.75  
Overtime
$15.42 - $42.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,857  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $7,973  
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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$28,628 - $75,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 569
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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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Maintenance Supervisors may experience if they take an upper-level role like Construction Project Manager. The position pays an average $70K annually. It is quite typical for Maintenance Supervisors to transition into roles as Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers, where reported median earnings are $13K and $13K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Survey results suggest that Maintenance Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Project Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing. Those proficient in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are, more often than not, also skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing. Skill sets containing Maintenance also tend to include 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 Maintenance Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $37K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. 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 $53K on average.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$46,000
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Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Maintenance Supervisors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent) and Houston (+9 percent). With compensation 17 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 20%