Entry-Level Facilities Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Facilities Engineers is around $67K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Facilities Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $54K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $41K and $102K. The vast majority of Entry-Level Facilities Engineers (84 percent) survey respondents are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Facilities Engineers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,555 - $101,291
$46K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,403
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50%
90%

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$14.30 - $39.09
$14
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $23.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,555 - $101,291  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $54,248  
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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$40,800 - $102,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $39.09  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $47.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $12,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $54,248  
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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$40,800 - $102,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Facilities Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Facilities Engineer in Albany:
"Try and learn new things to discover your strengths."
Work with experienced engineers willing to mentor. Learn from the maintenance crews and the contractors. Take all opportunities to continue to learn and gain experience.

Facilities Engineer in Lawton:
"Managing people is harder than Engineering."
4 words. Directness, Production, Consistency, and Fairness. The hardest thing is to learn how to motivate staff and to keep them on task and productive. Management skills are not something that can be taught in school, but can really only be learned by experience. I highly advise finding a good manager and learning as much as you can. Technical knowledge is important with this job, but the reality is that you will be a jack-of-all trades generalist. The breadth of knowledge you need engineering wise is impossible to attain, so you need to rely on your skilled trades people to guide you within their areas of expertise. The biggest thing is that you need to let go of your ego as an engineer and accept that you will NEVER be an expert at everything. You can only hope to have a general understanding.

Key Stats for Facilities Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Facilities Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲15%

Project Management
▲5%

Technical Writing
▲5%

AutoDesk
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%

Autodesk Software
▲1%

National Average
$66,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼3%

SolidWorks
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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