Physical Plant Manager Salary

Physical Plant Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $40K to $98K per year, median earnings come to $61K annually. Total cash compensation for Physical Plant Managers generally runs between $40K and $98K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $26K. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,479 - $101,014
$40K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,258
10%
50%
90%

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$17.40 - $30.14
$20
MEDIAN: $19.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,479 - $101,014  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,020  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$39,747 - $98,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.75  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$39,747 - $98,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Physical Plant Manager

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Plant Manager

Pay by Experience for a Physical Plant Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Plant Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Plant Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Physical Plant Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 22 salaries. A Physical Plant Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physical Plant Manager

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 15%
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