Facilities Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Facilities Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $72K annually nationwide. Total cash earnings of Facilities Engineers range from $42K on the low end to $121K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $30K, respectively. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Facilities Engineers. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,226 - $118,453
$49K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,022
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50%
90%

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$16.13 - $39.79
$16
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $24.90
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,226 - $118,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,637  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $29,799  
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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$42,475 - $120,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.13 - $39.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$19.58 - $57.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,637  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $29,799  
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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$42,475 - $120,801  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Engineer


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As Facilities Engineers transition into upper-level roles like Construction Project Managers, it's possible that they won't 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


Facilities Engineers flock to Chevron Corporation, Noble Energy, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, Intel Corporation, and Lockheed Martin Corp, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Noble Energy, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $116K.

Popular Skills for Facilities Engineer


Facilities Engineers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Project Management, and AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 9 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing, HVAC, and SolidWorks. Most people skilled in Engineering Design are similarly competent in Windows Operating System General Use and AutoDesk.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Engineer

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $66K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $73K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Facilities Engineers make a median salary of $73K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $74K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,570

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bakersfield is home to an above-average pay rate for Facilities Engineers, 87 percent higher than the national average. Facilities Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+63 percent), San Jose (+60 percent), Oklahoma City (+54 percent), and Denver (+36 percent). Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas. Employers also pay below the national average in San Diego (12 percent lower) and Las Vegas (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Facilities Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Facilities Engineer Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

▲5%

National Average
$70,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Facilities Engineer Salaries



AutoCAD
▲8%

Test Engineering
▲6%


▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
$70,000



autodesk autocad
▼8%

SolidWorks
▼12%

HVAC
▼13%

Plumbing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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