Facilities Planner Salary
For Facilities Planners, yearly average wages total $63K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most Facilities Planners report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Facilities Planner
Facilities planners are tasked with planning activities, solving complex problems, and making recommendations for best uses of space for their organizations, as well as providing ways to improve existing space and making recommendations for new locations. They also conduct building audits of employee work spaces, layouts, and furniture locations and update documents as changes are made.Read More...
Some facilities planners may be tasked with finding the necessary space for new employees, and some employers also require administrative tasks such as planning meetings, creating employee occupancy documents, and updating data when new employees arrive.
Facilities planners must have in-depth knowledge of the construction process for corporations and understand building codes, blueprints, and other industry documents. They must also understand all building codes, regulations, and safety practices incorporated into the work space. They may work with foremen and higher-level executives, and interpersonal skills are highly beneficial for success. They work primarily indoors in a range of hours and shifts depending on the employer, and a bachelor's degree is often a minimum requirement for this position.
Facilities Planner Tasks
- Identify, plan, and coordinate facilities, space and equipment needs for ongoing and special projects.
- Track and document capacity, costs, space allocation, and space requests.
- Guide teams in physical and technical upgrades, including selecting appropriate training.
- Create strategy for organizational updates, modernization, maintenance, and investment.
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Popular Skills for Facilities Planner
Survey takers who work as Facilities Planners usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Project Management, AutoCAD, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include autodesk autocad. The majority of those who know autodesk autocad also know Strategic Planning. Most people experienced in Project Management also know AutoCAD and Strategic Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Planner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Facilities Planners do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $59K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $63K. Facilities Planners claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Facilities Planner with more than 20 years of experience can earn $81K on average.
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