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Facility Manager Salary

Facility Managers are most sought-after on the East Coast, which is home to the nation's three top-paying cities: Washington, Boston, and New York. Cash earnings of Facility Managers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $32K to almost $94K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure and the particular employer. Most Facility Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Facility Managers is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,116 - $91,514
(Median)
$36K
$60K
$92K
MEDIAN: $59,972
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90%

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$11.14 - $31.23
(Median)
$11
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$36,116 - $91,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,984  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,735  
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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$32,237 - $93,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,620
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
$11.14 - $31.23  
   
Overtime
$5.70 - $42.32  
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 - $9,984  
   
Commission
$884 - $13,226  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,735  
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).
)
$32,237 - $93,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 276

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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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Facility Managers sometimes assume positions such as Regional Facilities Managers. That role pays $76K per year on average. Becoming a Building & Facility Manager or a Maintenance Manager is, however, a more typical career progression for Facility Managers.

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Popular Skills for Facility Manager


Facility Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Contractor Management, Budget Management, and HVAC System Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 12 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Vendor Management. It is often found that people who know Facility Maintenance & Coordination are also skilled in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Manager

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


For many Facility Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $48K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $73K.

Pay Difference by Location


Facility Managers can earn above-average salaries when they head east to Washington, Boston, and New York, the three most well-paid cities in the country for Facility Managers. The smallest paychecks in the market, 11 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa. On the whole, employers pay 9 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Indianapolis and Dallas.

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Experience Affects Facility Manager Salaries



National Average
$58,000



Skills That Affect Facility Manager Salaries

Contractor Management
up arrow 28%


HVAC System Design
up arrow 8%


Operations Management
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National Average
$58,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 3%

Vendor Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 364 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%