Facilities Director Salary

Facilities Directors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly three in four of Facilities Directors. Salaries average out to around $83K per year and spread from $49K to $131K per year. Total cash compensation to Facilities Directors bottoms out near $49K and approaches $131K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $22K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Facilities Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,154 - $123,192
(Median)
$49K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,599
10%
50%
90%

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$14.93 - $55.43
(Median)
$15
$24
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$49,154 - $123,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,699  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $20,089  
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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$48,606 - $131,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,092
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $55.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.34  
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 - $21,699  
   
Profit Sharing
$789 - $20,089  
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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$48,606 - $131,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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.

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Popular Skills for Facilities Director


Facilities Directors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, People Management, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Most people familiar with 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 $62K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $87K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $93K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Facilities Directors, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Facilities Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), Denver (+24 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), and Boston (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is Orlando, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Phoenix and Miami (13 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Facilities Director Salaries



National Average
$84,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Director Salaries



Operations Management
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Project Management
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National Average
$84,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%