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Facility Manager Salary

Facility Managers command the highest salaries on the East Coast; the three top-paying cities are Washington, Boston, and New York. The range in cash compensation to Facility Managers ($32K to $94K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Facility Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Facility Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$36,292 - $91,262
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$91K
MEDIAN: $60,055
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$10.44 - $30.89
(Median)
$10
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$36,292 - $91,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,997  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,766  
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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$32,175 - $93,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,486
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $30.89  
   
Overtime
$0.42 - $40.92  
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 - $9,997  
   
Commission
$884 - $13,226  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,766  
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).
)
$32,175 - $93,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 243
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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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At the upper end, Facility Managers who move into a Regional Facilities Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Regional Facilities Managers is $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Facility Manager


Survey results imply that Facility Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Contractor Management, Budget Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 12 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Vendor Management and Facility Maintenance & Coordination. Most people who know Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Manager

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Facility Managers. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. 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


Relative to Facility Managers in the rest of the country, Facility Managers to the east in Washington, Boston, and New York see salaries beyond the national average. The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and Indianapolis (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Facility Manager Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Facility Manager Salaries

Contractor Management
up arrow 27%



Operations Management
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National Average
$59,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Vendor Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 348 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%