Facility Manager Salary

Facility Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $32K to $93K per year, median earnings come to $60K per year. Overall incomes of Facility Managers generally bottom out at around $32K and peak near $93K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — years of experience and the individual firm are driving factors as well. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Facility Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Facility Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,100 - $91,339
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,121
10%
50%
90%

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$10.61 - $31.16
(Median)
$11
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,100 - $91,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,042  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,717  
Commission
$884 - $13,226  
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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$32,489 - $93,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,712
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $31.16  
   
Overtime
$6.14 - $40.52  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,042  
   
Commission
$884 - $13,226  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,717  
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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$32,489 - $93,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 294
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Job Description for Facility Manager

A facilities manager oversees the upkeep of a physical facility or facilities. These positions are especially vital in facilities where appearance is important, such as in hotel chains and restaurants, and in facilities where safety is especially important, such as manufacturing facilities and product plants. In general, the facilities manager ensures that the physical conditions of the property meet company standards. This includes general maintenance, such as the upkeep and repair of mechanical properties, electrical components, and plumbing, as well as the overall appearance of the facility.

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Facility Manager Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and manage the preventative maintenance for all equipment.
  • Coordinate services including security, equipment maintenance, cleaning, and waste disposal.
  • Monitor, train, evaluate, and guide facilities personnel and coordinate with other internal teams.
  • Develop and maintain the standard safety operating procedures for the facility.

Common Career Paths for Facility Manager


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Though not the most common occurrence, Facility Managers sometimes become Regional Facilities Managers, where the average income is $76K per year. More commonly, Facility Managers become Building & Facility Managers or Maintenance Managers.

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Popular Skills for Facility Manager


Facility Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Lucky workers who know Contractor Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 27 percent above average. Budget Management and HVAC System Design are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 13 percent and 27 percent. Customer Relationship Management, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. For most people, competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination indicates knowledge of Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Manager

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


Facility Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $57K. Facility Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. Facility Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $73K.

Pay Difference by Location


Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Facility Managers, 49 percent higher than the national average. Facility Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Austin (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 17 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa.

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Experience Affects Facility Manager Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Facility Manager Salaries

Contractor Management
up arrow 27%


HVAC System Design
up arrow 13%


Operations Management
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Vendor Management
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National Average
$59,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 356 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 17%
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