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Facilities Director Salary (United States)

Facilities Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over three-quarters of Facilities Directors. Pay fluctuates from $49K to $130K per year, but expected earnings average $82K annually. Cash earnings for Facilities Directors — including $23K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $49K to $130K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of Facilities Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Facilities Director Salary (?
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$49,269 - $122,762
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MEDIAN: $82,110
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Facilities Director Salary (?
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$14.53 - $56.24
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,269 - $122,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,931  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $20,273  
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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$48,830 - $130,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,015
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $56.24  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,931  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $20,273  
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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$48,830 - $130,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Facilities Director

Facilities directors hold an upper-level management position. As well as overseeing the daily operations of the physical building(s), these individuals are responsible for managing staff, budgets, and subcontractors, as well as negotiating leases and overseeing construction projects. They manage multiple types of technical services associated with facilities management, and they must be able to assess and successfully resolve any issues that may arise with minimal disruption to business operations.
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Facilities Director Tasks
  • Supervise maintenance and housekeeping departments.
  • Manage leases, contractors and budgets related to buildings and facilities.
  • Oversee physical maintenance and operations of buildings, facilities and building systems.
  • Assist with planning and execution of building construction or renovation.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Director

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Facilities Directors may see a hefty downturn in earnings if they take top-notch roles like Maintenance Director. The average pay for a Maintenance Director is $58K.

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Popular Skills for Facilities Director

Facilities Directors report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, People Management, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Most people experienced in Operations Management also know Facility Maintenance & Coordination.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $60K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $73K. Facilities Directors bring in $86K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $93K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
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For Facilities Directors, New York provides a pay rate that is 43 percent greater than the national average. Facilities Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+35 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Boston (+18 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Facilities Directors in Atlanta earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Workers in Phoenix and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Facilities Director Salaries

National Average
$83,000

Skills That Affect Facilities Director Salaries

Budget Management
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Operations Management
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Project Management
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National Average
$83,000
Contractor Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 229 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%