Facility Engineer Salary

A sizeable majority of Facility Engineers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $75K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$52,353 - $115,815
(Median)
$52K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,952
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $38.91
(Median)
$13
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,353 - $115,815  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,260  
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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$42,894 - $115,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $38.91  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $73.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,260  
   
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).
)
$42,894 - $115,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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 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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD. Competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Engineer

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


Facility Engineers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $61K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. Facility Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $78K. Facility Engineers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $80K.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 10%

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
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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