Building & Facility Manager Salary

With more than half of Building & Facility Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Building & Facility Managers is $60K annually and can range from $32K on the lower end to $87K per year near the higher end. Total cash earnings of Building & Facility Managers range from $32K on the low end to $87K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $19K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 85 percent of Building & Facility Managers are male.

$36,603 - $91,988
$37K
$61K
$92K
MEDIAN: $61,010
10%
50%
90%

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$13.58 - $34.36
$14
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.30
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50%
90%

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$0$91K
Salary $36,603 - $91,988
Bonus $0.00 - $9,826
Profit Sharing $50.00 - $19,000
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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$32,322 - $88,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 290
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.58 - $34.36
Overtime $18.52 - $45.09
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,826
Profit Sharing $50.00 - $19,000
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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$32,322 - $88,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Building & Facility Manager

A building and facility manager is responsible for performing building maintenance, repair and upgrades. They oversee visitor and employee safety and also ensure the facility is following all applicable environmental and safety regulations. The building and facility manager also oversees facility security, including developing and overseeing emergency plans for a variety of contingencies. In the event of an emergency, they will assist first responders in locating missing persons, assessing the condition of the building, coordinating necessary utility interruptions, and informing the appropriate people (such as management or property owners) of the situation. They also coordinate emergency utility repairs, and keep facility residents updated with restoration activities.

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Building & Facility Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate with outside contractors to perform activities, repairs, preventive maintenance on building equipment, and building and grounds appearance.
  • Purchase and manage all related maintenance supplies and plant equipment repair parts for all equipment in facility.
  • Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, equipment installation, facilities equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Inspect and evaluate physical plant, grounds, and related equipment.

Common Career Paths for Building & Facility Manager


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Building & Facility Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Operations Director. The latter position pays an average of $84K annually. Going from Building & Facility Manager to Facility Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $58K. Many others choose to work as Building Managers, where pay is typically $47K.

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Popular Skills for Building & Facility Manager


Building & Facility Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with ELECTRICAL, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 11 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Building & Facility Manager

Pay by Experience for a Building & Facility Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Building & Facility Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building & Facility Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Building & Facility Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 138 salaries. A Building & Facility Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 115 salaries.

Building & Facility Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Building & Facility Manager?

Building & Facility Manager in Chicago:
"Chicago Employment Review."
Pros: Competitive market, abundant resources, prime location.
Cons: Traffic, diversity, liberal driven politics and mentality.

Building & Facility Manager in Elk Grove Village:
"Very busy, very hands on, must be a self starter."
Pros: The owners and the people, it's like we're one big family. Fun place to work at.
Cons: The stress, being on call 24/7 and everybody braking stuff. My plate is over full all the time.

Building & Facility Manager in Atlanta:
Pros: The staff I work with.
Cons: No insurance, compensation, extensive amount of hours additional that I work weekly. Not much room for promotion. Most moves would be lateral.

Building & Facility Manager in St. Joseph:
"Fast past, exciting, and rewarding."
Pros: Helping people succeed in their assigned duties. Resolving problems and helping people grow in their experiences and confidence to perform.
Cons: Being responsible for all emergencies while on vacation and days off.

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Key Stats for Building & Facility Manager

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Building & Facility Manager Salaries

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$58,000

▼9%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Building & Facility Manager Salaries

ELECTRICAL
▲20%

Operations Management
▲10%



▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 15%
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