Entry-Level Facilities Managers take home approximately $53K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Facilities Managers bottoms out near $32K and approaches $75K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Entry-Level Facilities Managers (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Facilities Managers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,800 - $75,320
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,979
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90%

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$12.73 - $26.52
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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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
$35,800 - $75,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,612  
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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$32,354 - $75,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 660
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $26.52  
   
Overtime
$18.30 - $39.92  
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 - $8,877  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,612  
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).
)
$32,354 - $75,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,283

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For Entry-Level Facilities Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Facilities Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+21 percent), Austin (+16 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Tampa (+12 percent). Entry-Level Facilities Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Facilities Managers in Dallas bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Columbus and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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 Facilities Manager Salaries

Project Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Construction Estimating
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Budget Management
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Contractor Management
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Vendor Management
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Operations Management
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People Management
0%

National Average
$51,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Safety Compliance
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Equipment Maintenance
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Security Policies and Procedures
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Maintenance
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HVAC System Design
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Property Management
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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