Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

Nearly three-fifths 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 $52K annually. Total cash compensation to Maintenance Supervisors bottoms out near $29K and approaches $75K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. For the most part, Maintenance Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,080 - $76,992
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,178
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$11.34 - $27.30
(Median)
$11
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,080 - $76,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
Profit Sharing
$77.28 - $7,757  
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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$28,656 - $74,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 582
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.34 - $27.30  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $43.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,039  
   
Profit Sharing
$77.28 - $7,757  
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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$28,656 - $74,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 448
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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 a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Construction Project Manager. The latter position pays an average of $70K annually. Typical career progression for a Maintenance Supervisor involves becoming a Facilities Manager or a Maintenance Manager, roles that pay $12K more and $12K 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 Project Management, Operations Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Plumbing. The majority of those who know Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Electronic Troubleshooting and Plumbing. Those proficient in Maintenance are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $37K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $43K on average. On average, Maintenance Supervisors make $50K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $55K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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Safety Compliance
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$47,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

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: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 19%
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