Facility Engineer Salary

A sizeable majority of Facility Engineers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $74K annually. For the most part, Facility Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$52,237 - $114,462

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$13.41 - $38.50

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,237 - $114,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $3,750  
Total Pay (?
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$42,960 - $113,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $38.50  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050 - $3,750  
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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$42,960 - $113,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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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Facility Engineers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, AutoCAD, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Experience with Facility Maintenance & Coordination is often linked with knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Engineer

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


For Facility Engineers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $59K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $72K. Facility Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $77K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $80K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$71,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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