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Facilities Director Salary (United States)

Close to three-fourths of Facilities Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $49K to $130K per year, and the average number comes out to $82K annually. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $20K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $49K and hits $130K on the high end. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Facilities Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Facilities Director Salary (?
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$49,188 - $123,517
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,433
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Facilities Director Salary (?
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$13.28 - $57.00
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,188 - $123,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,457  
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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$48,699 - $129,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,003
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $57.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,457  
   
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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$48,699 - $129,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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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Compensation may take a strong hit for Facilities Directors who move to positions like Maintenance Director. Maintenance Directors usually make $57K.

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Popular Skills for Facilities Director

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, People Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 11 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Those educated in Operations Management tend to be well versed in Facility Maintenance & Coordination.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Facilities Directors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $60K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $75K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Facilities Directors make a median salary of $86K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $93K. Those with one to 10 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Facilities Directors report having spent more than 20 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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Boston
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Milwaukee
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Austin
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National Average
$84,000
Dallas
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Pittsburgh
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Phoenix
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Atlanta
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
With a pay rate for Facilities Directors that is 44 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Houston, Boston, Denver, and Los Angeles, top-paying markets where Facilities Directors rake in more than the national norm (+29 percent, +25 percent, +19 percent, and +13 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Facilities Directors is geography, with workers in Las Vegas earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 21 percent less in Atlanta and 18 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Facilities Director Salaries

National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Facilities Director Salaries

Budget Management
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National Average
$84,000
Project Management
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Contractor Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 247 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
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%