Facility Manager Salary

Facility Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Facility Managers. Salaries average out to around $61K annually and spread from $33K to $93K per year. In the world of Facility Managers, overall income ranges from $33K near the bottom to $93K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but career length and geography are influential factors as well. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Facility Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Facility Managers.

$36,393 - $91,752
(Median)
$36K
$61K
$92K
MEDIAN: $60,530
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$11.43 - $30.79
(Median)
$11
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,393 - $91,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,898  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,483  
Commission
$4,943  
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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$32,760 - $93,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $30.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.23  
Overtime
$6.07 - $40.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,898  
   
Commission
$4,943  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,483  
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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$32,760 - $93,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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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 who transition into a Facilities Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $82K per year. Given that the median pay is $54K, it may be surprising to find that a Building & Facility Manager is the most common role for Facility Managers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Regional Facilities Manager role — which pays $77K — is also typical for Facility Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Facility Manager


Jones Lang LaSalle, Standard Parking Corporation, CBRE Group, ABM Industries, Inc., and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. are top-notch employers for Facility Managers in this area. CBRE Group offers the best pay with a median salary of $75K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $63K and maxing out at just $94K.

Employees of Standard Parking Corporation can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $46K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $26K to $83K.

Popular Skills for Facility Manager


Survey results suggest that Facility Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in HVAC System Design, Budget Management, Contractor Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 13 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Relationship Management. Most people experienced in Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Project 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $48K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $57K. Facility Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $64K. Facility Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $72K.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $58,882

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles, the three biggest cities in America, are lucrative areas where pay is higher than the national average. Tampa is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Columbus and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Facility Manager Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Facility Manager Salaries

HVAC System Design
up arrow 13%


Contractor Management
up arrow 8%


Maintenance
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Vendor Management
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National Average
$59,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 386 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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