The average Facility Engineer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $76K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of Facility Engineers (88 percent) who took the survey. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$53,431 - $117,098
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MEDIAN: $76,120
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$15.00 - $34.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,431 - $117,098  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$39,856 - $119,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $34.10  
   
Overtime
$26.01 - $60.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$39,856 - $119,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Facility Engineer

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $63K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $74K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $79K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $86K.

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Experience Affects Facility Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Facility Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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