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Physical Plant Manager Salary

Physical Plant Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K annually on average but can range from $38K to $92K per year. Most enjoy medical while one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Most Physical Plant Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,521 - $96,063
(Median)
$40K
$62K
$96K
MEDIAN: $62,222
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$15.00 - $27.14
(Median)
$15
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,521 - $96,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,803  
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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$38,437 - $92,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $27.14  
   
Overtime
$1.53 - $35.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,803  
   
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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$38,437 - $92,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Physical Plant Manager

  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance programs.
  • Interpret, prioritize, and assign work orders to employees.
  • Organize, maintain, and manage repairs for physical plant operations.
  • Interview and train employees in equipment operation and regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Plant Manager

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


Physical Plant Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $51K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $60K. Physical Plant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $67K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $79K on average.

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Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
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