The average Entry-Level Facilities Manager earns approximately $53K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Facilities Managers — including $9K in bonuses and $8K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $32K to $76K depending on individual performance. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Facilities Managers (81 percent) who took the survey. For the most part, Entry-Level Facilities Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,005 - $75,790
$36K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,397
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$12.72 - $26.07
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,005 - $75,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,734  
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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$32,404 - $75,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 674
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $26.07  
   
Overtime
$18.10 - $39.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,734  
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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$32,404 - $75,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,602

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Facilities Managers that is 25 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Facilities Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+23 percent), Boston (+20 percent), Austin (+15 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Entry-Level Facilities Managers in Columbus take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Employers in Dallas and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (22 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Facilities Manager Advice

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

Facilities Manager in Fairfield:
"That there was no unemployment."
Good not easy working or in a nonprofit be nice to everyone be a team player rule with an iron fist.

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.

Key Stats for Facilities Manager

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
069
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Facilities Manager Salaries

Budget Management
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Project Management
up arrow 8%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Vendor Management
up arrow 6%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Contractor Management
up arrow 3%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
0%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Security Policies and Procedures
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Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 2%

Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Property Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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