Facility Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Facility Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $74K per year. Overall cash earnings for Facility Engineers stretch from $42K on the lower end to $116K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $21K from bonuses and $19K from profit sharing. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$51,078 - $116,929
(Median)
$51K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,242
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$12.62 - $37.87
(Median)
$13
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,078 - $116,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,085  
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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$41,715 - $116,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $37.87  
   
Overtime
$25.20 - $61.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,085  
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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$41,715 - $116,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Job Description for Facility Engineer

Facility engineers are responsible for supervising and reviewing engineering facilities on behalf of their companies. They are in charge of performing initial surveys and developing schematic drawings for the construction and maintenance of different facilities, as well as securing bids from contractors and estimating labor and material costs for new constructions. They also revise and suggest changes to contracts based on their own expertise and observations.

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Facility Engineer Tasks

  • Make recommendations and oversee complex repair, upgrades and changes.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot and diagnose equipment problems, including making repairs.
  • Conduct training and support usage and operation, particularly special projects.
  • Oversee facility environment and its equipment, working to improve productivity.
  • Set and ensure adherence to maintenance and environmental control schedules.

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Survey takers who work as Facility Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, AutoCAD, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Employees educated in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Facility Engineers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $60K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $72K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Facility Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $80K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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