Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level Facilities Managers make around $55K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Facilities Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $77K. Male Entry-Level Facilities Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,209 - $77,067
$37K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,583
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50%
90%

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$12.71 - $26.05
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.65
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$0$77K
Salary $37,209 - $77,067
Bonus $0.00 - $9,110
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,660
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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$33,225 - $76,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 667
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.71 - $26.05
Overtime $17.95 - $39.01
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,110
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,660
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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$33,225 - $76,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 175

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,036

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

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Facilities Managers, 27 percent higher than the national average. 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). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas. Workers in Columbus and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Facilities Manager Advice

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

Facilities Manager in Plymouth:
"Deadication."
Share your responsibilities to your staff.

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 New York:
"More electric knowledge."
Learn new skills.

Facilities Manager in San Diego:
"Communication."
Communicate as much as possible with your staff.

Facilities Manager in Jackson:
"Contract negoitation."
Develop contract negotiation skills for contractor services that this position will directly or indirectly supervise.

Facilities Manager in Palm Desert:
"There were no raises given!"
Get a contract put in writing!

Facilities Manager in Decatur:
"The budget confinements surrounding the staff and support."
Make sure that you have the proper support staff in place or have the funds available to hire staff in key positions. Ie: Maintenance, Janitorial, and Porter. If they are not willing to hire support staff, make sure you are compensated for taking on additional roles. If you are salary, incorporate a compensation pay scale for work performed after hours, off shift and on days you are scheduled off. If you are expected to be on-call, ask that they supply the cell phone. Get a clear scope of work and clear job description of the position before agreeing to the contract. Make sure that your future colleagues understand your position and your role on the management team.

Key Stats for Facilities Manager

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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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 131 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%
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