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Facilities Engineer Salary

The median salary for Facilities Engineers in the United States is $77K per year, and compared to other cities, Bakersfield offers the biggest paychecks at around $108K on average. Facilities Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Oklahoma City (+42 percent), Houston (+40 percent), Denver (+31 percent), and San Jose (+6 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$52,734 - $109,935
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MEDIAN: $77,369
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$14.84 - $39.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,734 - $109,935  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,602  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $11,745  
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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$46,864 - $116,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $39.57  
   
Overtime
$22.73 - $55.54  
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 - $15,602  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $11,745  
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).
)
$46,864 - $116,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Facilities Engineer

Facilities engineers are in charge of the facilities and infrastructure of buildings and other properties where a company operates; they are especially prominent in the electric, oil, gas, and water industries. A facilities engineer is usually presented with a budget and needs to create calculations to ensure operation efficiency, and they may have to devise ways to improve the means and outcomes of production. Duties may include obtaining and maintaining equipment needed for operation and hiring companies for construction projects, so past experience in bidding and hiring is often important. In all tasks, the facilities engineer must ensure that all laws and certifications are adhered to and respected.

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Facilities Engineer Tasks

  • Ensures facility compliance with regulatory requirements, and continuous and relation operation.
  • Develops operational plans for facility projects; such as construction or renovation, HVAC, maintenance and machine installation.
  • Trains and assists plant personnel in safety and quality control procedures.
  • Reviews project plan including cost estimates, timelines, and blueprints; interpret and recommend changes to plans.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Engineer


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As Facilities Engineers transition into upper-level roles, like Construction Project Managers, they often do not see a change in salary. Construction Project Managers earn the same amount as Facilities Engineers on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Facilities Engineer


The pay scale is far from balanced at Chevron Corporation. While salaries on one end can reach $202K, the company's median pay sits at $107K, the lowest in the industry.

Popular Skills for Facilities Engineer


Survey results show that Facilities Engineers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Technical Writing, and Test Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 17 percent. Those listing Facility Maintenance & Coordination as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. SolidWorks and AutoCAD also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Engineering Design are similarly competent in Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Engineer

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


For Facilities Engineers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $71K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $74K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $77K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Facilities Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $83K.

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Experience Affects Facilities Engineer Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Engineer Salaries




National Average
$75,000

Test Engineering
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Windows Operating System General Use
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AutoDesk
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SolidWorks
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AutoCAD
up arrow 18%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%