Physical Plant Manager Salary

The majority of Physical Plant Managers in the United States — more than two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $93K per year, and the median is $62K per year. Including potential for bonuses which peak near $26K, total cash payment to Physical Plant Managers can bottom out near $40K or peak near $93K depending on individual performance. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Physical Plant Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,732 - $98,633
$40K
$62K
$99K
MEDIAN: $61,755
10%
50%
90%

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$17.50 - $30.46
$20
MEDIAN: $20.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,732 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,020  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$40,413 - $93,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.12  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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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$40,413 - $93,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $57K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $44K. Physical Plant Managers bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $67K.

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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
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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