Physical Plant Manager Salary

Physical Plant Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than two-thirds of Physical Plant Managers. Pay fluctuates from $41K to $92K per year, but expected earnings average $62K annually. Total cash compensation to Physical Plant Managers approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $26K from bonuses. For the most part, Physical Plant Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,000 - $98,264
$40K
$62K
$98K
MEDIAN: $62,282
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$16.44 - $31.42
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$31
MEDIAN: $21.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,000 - $98,264  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,927  
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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$40,855 - $91,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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 - $25,927  
   
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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$40,855 - $91,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $53K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $68K on average.

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Key Stats for Physical Plant Manager

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Physical Plant Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$60,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Mid-Career
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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