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Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Facilities Managers can expect to earn an average of $51K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Facilities Managers can bottom out near $32K or peak near $77K depending on individual performance. A solid majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level Facilities Managers are far more common in the field than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Entry-Level Facilities Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary (?
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$34,633 - $76,468
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MEDIAN: $51,109
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Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary (?
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$11.84 - $24.86
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,633 - $76,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,258  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$31,693 - $76,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 715
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$17.58 - $37.18  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,258  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$31,693 - $76,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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San Francisco
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New York
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National Average
$49,000
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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Facilities Managers, 34 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Facilities Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent) and New York (+10 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Facilities Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Facilities Manager in Topeka:
"Work Smart."
You must work smarter than harder. Things that are "urgent" to the employees/tenants/patrons may not be the issue at hand.
Facilities Manager in Sugar Land:
"Major Responsibilities, Provide Comfort To Employees."
Try to learn the basics of every area of you responsability as a manager. I mean mechanical, electrical, and stay on top of projects and contractors.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salaries

HVAC System Design
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Budget Management
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Construction Estimating
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Project Management
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Contractor Management
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Operations Management
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Safety Compliance
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Vendor Management
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Security Policies and Procedures
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People Management
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National Average
$49,000
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 15%