Physical Plant Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $40K to $91K per year, median earnings come to $61K per year. In the world of Physical Plant Managers, total cash compensation varies between $40K and $91K. Each package generally includes bonuses that can, in exceptional cases, reach as much as $26K and , respectively. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,000 - $95,000
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$38K
$61K
$95K
MEDIAN: $61,059
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$16.44 - $31.42
(Median)
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,000 - $95,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,837  
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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$39,853 - $91,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.44 - $31.42  
   
Overtime
$32.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,837  
   
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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$39,853 - $91,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $51K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $49K. Physical Plant Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. Physical Plant Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $68K.

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Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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