Facilities Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Facilities Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $77K per year. In the world of Facilities Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $12K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $47K and $119K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by the company and tenure. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,696 - $112,595

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$14.85 - $39.26

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,696 - $112,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,634  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,080  
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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$46,575 - $118,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 435
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $39.26  
   
Overtime
$22.73 - $55.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,634  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,080  
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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$46,575 - $118,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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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.

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Facilities Engineers' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Construction Project Manager. On average, Construction Project Managers get paid about the same as Facilities Engineers do.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Facilities Engineer


The biggest paychecks can be found at Noble Energy, Inc. — the median salary there is $116K.

Popular Skills for Facilities Engineer


Facilities Engineers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Project Management, and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 8 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SolidWorks, Adobe Acrobat, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. During the first five years of their careers, Facilities Engineers see a median income of $71K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $72K. Facilities Engineers see a median salary of $78K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Facilities Engineer with more than 20 years of experience can earn $85K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Facilities Engineers, busy Bakersfield offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 63 percent above the national average. Facilities Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+45 percent), Oklahoma City (+42 percent), Denver (+30 percent), and Boston (+24 percent). Facilities Engineers in Las Vegas make 24 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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Experience Affects Facilities Engineer Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Engineer Salaries




Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$75,000

Test Engineering
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AutoCAD
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AutoDesk
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SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 6%
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