Facilities Manager Salary

Facilities Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over one-half of Facilities Managers. Pay fluctuates from $39K to $94K per year, but expected earnings average $63K per year. 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 $39K and $94K. Career length is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and the particular employer are driving factors as well. The vast majority of Facilities Managers (84 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Facilities Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,911 - $92,552
$42K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,368
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50%
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$13.81 - $30.77
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20.12
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$0$94K
Salary $41,911 - $92,552
Bonus $0.00 - $10,284
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,910
Commission $2,035
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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$39,068 - $94,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,125
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $30.77
Overtime $20.48 - $44.71
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,284
Commission $2,035
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,910
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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$39,068 - $94,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 365

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Facilities Manager


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Facilities Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Facilities Manager, where median compensation is $98K annually. The most common promotion for Facilities Managers is Facilities Director, a position that typically pays $83K annually. Another standard transition for Facilities Managers seeking advancement is to assume a Building & Facility Manager role, where pay is often $54K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Facilities Manager


Facilities Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., where the average salary comes to $79K.

Though certain workers may see earnings of up to $85K, Jones Lang LaSalle still falls short in the compensation department — the median pay is only $63K, the lowest in the field.

Popular Skills for Facilities Manager


Facilities Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, HVAC System Design, Contract Negotiation, and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Maintenance, Safety Compliance, and Equipment Maintenance. Most people familiar with Budget Management also know Contractor Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Manager

Pay by Experience for a Facilities Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Facilities Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 831 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facilities Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 809 salaries. An experienced Facilities Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 972 salaries. A Facilities Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 546 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,846

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

Home to some of the best pay for Facilities Managers, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Facilities Managers will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+19 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 8 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 7 percent less in Portland and 4 percent less in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Q: What is it like working as a Facilities Manager?

Facilities Manager in Plano:
"Stress level and expected results."
Pros: Effective operation during services.
Cons: Unrealistic expectations without help.

Facilities Manager in Seattle:
"Managing people in relation to expectations of a facility."
Pros: I the mix of hands on work mixed with management and team leading. In today's world more and more employees are tied to their computers and desks at work. But in my position, I HAVE to get out of my chair and do rounds, check in on certain issues etc. It makes my days go by incredibly fast and lends itself to a healthy lifestyle.
Cons: People treat you like a servant. For whatever reason, adults arrive at the workplace and immediately ditch any sense of decorum or responsibilities as it corresponds to their own behaviors. I've seen it all, dirty dishes in the closet, throwing aware 'broken' equipment because they didn't turn it on. There is this belief that while a facilities individual keeps the buildings running, that they should also do anything and everything that isn't contained, explicitly in someone elses job descriptions.

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 Bluffton:
"The Office."
Pros: I enjoy the interaction with the public and my co-workers.
Cons: Salary.

Facilities Manager in Greenville:
"Raise."
Pros: The challenge of day to day operations.
Cons: Time away from my family.

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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Key Stats for Facilities Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 404 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Facilities Manager Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$62,000

▼1%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 404 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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