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Facility Engineer Salary

Men account for the majority of Facility Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $74K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$51,798 - $115,153
(Median)
$52K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,754
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50%
90%

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$13.21 - $38.76
(Median)
$13
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,798 - $115,153  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,383  
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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$42,622 - $114,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $38.76  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,383  
   
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).
)
$42,622 - $114,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Facility Engineers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Project Management, AutoCAD, Engineering Design, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Engineering Design. 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $59K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $72K. Facility Engineers bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $79K.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$71,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 9%

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
26%
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%
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