Facilities Engineer Salary

Male Facilities Engineers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $77K per year in the United States. Total incomes of Facilities Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $12K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $46K and $122K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though the company and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,600 - $117,217
(Median)
$53K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,185
10%
50%
90%

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$14.78 - $39.02
(Median)
$15
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,600 - $117,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,284  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,365  
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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$45,778 - $122,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 467
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $39.02  
   
Overtime
$22.61 - $52.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,284  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,365  
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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$45,778 - $122,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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


For Facilities Engineers, comfortable salaries can be found at Noble Energy, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $116K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Facilities Engineer


Facilities Engineers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SolidWorks, Adobe Acrobat, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Those proficient in Engineering Design are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Facilities Engineers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $71K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $73K. On average, Facilities Engineers make $78K following 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

National Average: $74,847

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

For those looking to make money, Facilities Engineers in Bakersfield enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 64 percent above the national average. Facilities Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+47 percent), Oklahoma City (+44 percent), Denver (+26 percent), and Boston (+24 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Facilities Engineer's salary, with Las Vegas Facilities Engineers earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average.

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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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Technical Writing
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$75,000

Test Engineering
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SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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