Facility Manager Salary

Facility Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K annually on average but can range from $32K to $93K 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. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by career length and the particular employer. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Facility Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Facility Managers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance.

$36,178 - $91,360

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$11.18 - $31.07

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National Salary 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
Salary
$36,178 - $91,360  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,023  
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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$32,490 - $93,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,727
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $31.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75 - $2.19  
Overtime
$6.14 - $40.52  
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 - $10,023  
   
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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$32,490 - $93,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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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 Regional Facilities Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Facility Manager


Facility Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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, 13 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Relationship Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. For most people, competency in Facility Maintenance & Coordination indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facility Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Facility Managers make a median salary of $64K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $73K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Facility Managers that is 46 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Facility Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Houston (+13 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 28%



HVAC System Design
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Vendor Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 352 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
22%

Common Health Benefits

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