Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary

Entry-Level Facilities Managers can expect wages of $54K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Facilities Managers bottoms out near $33K and approaches $76K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$36,582 - $76,293
$37K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,433
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50%
90%

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$12.82 - $25.90
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.99
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,582 - $76,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,076  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,728  
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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$33,113 - $76,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 664
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $25.90  
   
Overtime
$18.05 - $39.51  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,076  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,728  
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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$33,113 - $76,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,060

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Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Entry-Level Facilities Managers in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Facilities Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Washington (+15 percent), and Austin (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 20 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Columbus and Houston (17 percent lower and 9 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
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Facilities Manager Salaries

Budget Management
▲11%


Contract Negotiation
▲8%


Construction Estimating
▲6%

People Management
▲5%

Contractor Management
▲3%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲2%

Operations Management
▲1%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%

Safety Compliance
▼1%

HVAC System Design
▼1%

Maintenance
▼4%

Property Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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