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Facilities Director Salary

The majority of Facilities Directors in the United States — close to three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $49K to $131K per year, and the median is $83K 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 $131K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Facilities Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,314 - $123,210
(Median)
$49K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,919
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50%
90%

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$14.75 - $55.43
(Median)
$15
$24
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
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
$49,314 - $123,210  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,537  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $20,000  
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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$48,792 - $130,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $55.43  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.49  
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 - $22,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $20,000  
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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$48,792 - $130,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Director


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Facilities Directors may progress into high-paying roles like VP of Facilities Management, where median compensation is $138K annually.

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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, Contractor Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Most people skilled in Operations Management are similarly competent in Facility Maintenance & Coordination.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Facilities Directors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $63K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $76K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $88K in this role. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $93K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For Facilities Directors, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Facilities Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+28 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Denver (+22 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Phoenix and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Facilities Director Salaries



National Average
$84,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Director Salaries





Project Management
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National Average
$84,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%
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