Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

Maintenance Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with close to three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $52K annually on average but can range from $29K to $74K per year. Final cash compensation to Maintenance Supervisors varies from around $29K to approximately $74K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $8K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Maintenance Supervisors. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took 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 (?
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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 (?
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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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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. Maintenance Supervisors most often move into positions as Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $12K higher and $13K higher, respectively.

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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. The majority of those who know Maintenance also know Plumbing and Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know 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 many Maintenance Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $38K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $44K. Maintenance Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Maintenance Supervisors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $54K on average.

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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