Facilities Manager Salary

Slightly more than half of Facilities Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $38K to $95K per year, but median earnings come to around $62K annually. In the world of Facilities Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $38K and $95K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but career length and the specific company are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction for Facilities Managers is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Facilities Managers are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,860 - $92,645

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$13.19 - $30.51

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,860 - $92,645  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,053  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $7,685  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,874  
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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$37,704 - $95,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,650
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.19 - $30.51  
   
Overtime
$13.39 - $44.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,053  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,874  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $7,685  
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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$37,704 - $95,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 411
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Job Description for Facilities Manager

A facilities manager oversees a commercial or residential property and makes sure that everything is in working order. Hours may vary, and sometimes this job requires the facilities manager to be on call to respond to emergency maintenance situations. The manager may be expected to have some experience in handiwork, including electrical, heating and cooling, plumbing, carpentry, and painting. These jobs are either carried out or delegated by the facilities manager.

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Facilities Manager Tasks

  • Manage facilities staff to deliver maintenance and operations services.
  • Manage facilities budget and project planning tasks.
  • Hire and direct contracted service providers associated with facility maintenance and operations.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the use of supplies and facilities.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Manager


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Facilities Managers sometimes assume positions such as Operations Directors. That role pays $84K per year on average. More often than not, a Facilities Director role is the next step for Facilities Managers moving up in the field. Facilities Directors usually make $82K per year. Many other Facilities Managers choose to take on a Building & Facility Manager role, where salaries are typically $54K.

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Popular Skills for Facilities Manager


Facilities Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in HVAC System Design, Budget Management, Construction Estimating, and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 18 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Coordinating, Equipment Maintenance, and Maintenance. Those educated in Contractor Management tend to be well versed in Budget Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Manager

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


Facilities Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $50K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $72K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Facilities Managers in San Jose receive some of the highest pay in the country. Facilities Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Boston (+25 percent), Washington (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+21 percent). Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Employers in Dallas and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as a Facilities Manager?

Facilities Manager in Brockton:
Pros: I am able to assist schools in making it a better and safe environment for the students. Facilities plays is a high demand visible department and I am able to work with craftsmen and learn tools of the trade. I am also a people person and I enjoy working with and meeting the vendors we work with.
Cons: The salary and the additional responsibilities I have taken on and I feel I am not heard or appreciated for the work I do.

Facilities Manager in London:
"My Job Is About Contributing To The Economy Of South Africa."
Pros: Team work and critics from my direct report.
Cons: Stress from workers, labor representatives and clients.

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Experience Affects Facilities Manager Salaries



National Average
$61,000



Skills That Affect Facilities Manager Salaries







Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Vendor Management
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Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Safety Compliance
up arrow 1%

Security Policies and Procedures
up arrow 3%



Project Coordinating
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 623 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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