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Physical Plant Manager Salary

With just under three-fifths of Physical Plant Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $37K to $92K per year and averages out to $63K annually. Job satisfaction for Physical Plant Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$39,732 - $94,478
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MEDIAN: $63,081
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$13.91 - $26.18
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,732 - $94,478  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
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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$37,004 - $92,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $26.18  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
   
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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$37,004 - $92,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Physical Plant Managers. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $51K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $67K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $80K.

Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 19%