Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

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 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 $5K and $8K, respectively. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,269 - $76,756

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$11.34 - $27.16

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,269 - $76,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,993  
Profit Sharing
$76.60 - $7,830  
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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$28,830 - $74,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 577
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.34 - $27.16  
   
Overtime
$14.99 - $43.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$76.60 - $7,830  
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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$28,830 - $74,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 438
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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 who transition into a Construction Project Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $70K per year. Career advancement for the typical Maintenance Supervisor often leads to becoming a Facilities Manager or a Maintenance Manager; median salaries in these positions are $12K higher and $12K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Maintenance Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Project Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair 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. Most people skilled in Maintenance are similarly competent in Plumbing. Those proficient in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Maintenance Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $38K. 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. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $54K.

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





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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
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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