Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $29K to $75K per year, but median earnings come to around $52K annually. Overall cash earnings for Maintenance Supervisors stretch from $29K on the lower end to $75K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,204 - $77,320
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,849
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$11.25 - $27.06
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,204 - $77,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,123  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $8,000  
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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$28,641 - $74,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 631
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.25 - $27.06  
   
Overtime
$14.98 - $43.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$989 - $8,000  
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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$28,641 - $74,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 503

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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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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. Typical career progression for a Maintenance Supervisor involves becoming a Facilities Manager or a Maintenance Manager, roles that pay $12K more and $13K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Maintenance Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, Project Management, and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Plumbing. The majority of those who know Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing. Most people familiar with Maintenance 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.


Maintenance Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $37K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $42K. For Maintenance Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $54K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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$46,000



Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries






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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 226 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%