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Facilities Engineer Salary

Facilities Engineers in the United States pull down an average of $77K annually. With some bonuses approaching $16K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $12K, overall incomes of Facilities Engineers spread between $48K and $117K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and years of experience. Most Facilities Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,845 - $110,189
(Median)
$53K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,555
10%
50%
90%

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$15.09 - $39.26
(Median)
$15
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,845 - $110,189  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,036  
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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$47,825 - $117,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $39.26  
   
Overtime
$22.66 - $56.05  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,036  
   
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).
)
$47,825 - $117,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Engineer


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As Facilities Engineers make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Construction Project Manager position pays around the same amount as the Facilities Engineer job on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Facilities Engineer


Noble Energy, Inc. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $116K.

Popular Skills for Facilities Engineer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Technical Writing, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 7 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Adobe Acrobat. For most people, competency in Engineering Design indicates knowledge of 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. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $71K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $74K. Facilities Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $78K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $84K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Facilities Engineers, working in the bustling city of Bakersfield has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Facilities Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+44 percent), Oklahoma City (+43 percent), Denver (+30 percent), and Minneapolis (+22 percent).

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Experience Affects Facilities Engineer Salaries



National Average
$75,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Engineer Salaries



Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$75,000

Test Engineering
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AutoDesk
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%



AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 6%