Facility Engineer Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Facility Engineers earn an average of $73K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Facility Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,489 - $115,473
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,357
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$13.09 - $37.59
(Median)
$13
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,489 - $115,473  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,361  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $3,561  
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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$42,328 - $112,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $37.59  
   
Overtime
$25.57 - $59.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $3,561  
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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$42,328 - $112,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Facility Engineer

  • 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 report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, AutoCAD, Engineering Design, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Those with knowledge of Facility Maintenance & Coordination tend to be skilled in Project Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Engineer

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $59K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $71K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $79K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $78K.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%