Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (United States)

Maintenance Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and 61 percent have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $45,754 annually, but may range from $28,541 to $74,023 per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—about one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (?
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$31,806 - $76,765
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MEDIAN: $51,462
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Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary (?
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$11.17 - $26.51
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,806 - $76,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,942  
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $7,946  
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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$28,541 - $74,023  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 839
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.17 - $26.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.75  
Overtime
$15.46 - $42.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,942  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $7,946  
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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$28,541 - $74,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 675
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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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As Maintenance Supervisors transition into upper-level roles, they may see a strong upturn in salary. For instance, a Construction Project Manager may earn an extra $24K per year than his or her lower-level colleagues. Maintenance Supervisors moving up in their career tend to step into positions as Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers, where paychecks increase by $12,791 or $12,887 per year.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Job Listings

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Survey results imply that Maintenance Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Project Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 13 percent, 11 percent, 10 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing. Most people familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination 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.
For Maintenance Supervisors, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Starting out, salaries are typically $38K, which grows to $42K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $48K after 10 to 20 years. Salary increase slows as Maintenance Supervisors pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $53K. In this field, age distribution is widespread: 29 percent of those surveyed report the most experience (more than two decades), and 38 percent have the least experience (one to nine years). 32 percent of respondents fall in the middle, with 10-20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$46,000
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Maintenance Supervisors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 40 percent. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+16 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta.

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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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$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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