$52,126
Avg. Salary
$22.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,562

Bonus

$2,400

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Building Maintenance Engineer is $22.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Building Maintenance Engineer is $52,126 per year.

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$15.11
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$22.29
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$32.56
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MEDIAN $22.29
10%
$39k
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$52k
50%
$76k
90%
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MEDIAN $52,126
$38,655 - $76,427
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$76K
MEDIAN: $52,126
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$0$76K
Salary $38,655 - $76,427
Bonus $498 - $4,957
Profit Sharing $2,400
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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$33,696 - $72,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 380
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.11 - $32.56
Hourly Tips $0.11
Overtime $22.77 - $45.90
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $498 - $4,957
Profit Sharing $2,400
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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$33,696 - $72,919
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 931

Job Description for Building Maintenance Engineer

Property management and building management companies may use a building maintenance engineer to oversee the advanced maintenance and repair needs of such structures and facilities. Companies with large building headquarters or campuses also employ persons for this position in order to ensure a safe and efficient work environment for all employees.

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Building Maintenance Engineer Tasks
  • Evaluate and maintain facility and grounds, meeting operational standards, and schedule tests.
  • Maintain fire and safety standards for all areas of the facility and grounds.
  • Test and replace parts and components in plumbing, electrical, and heating systems.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement preventative and on-going changes to preserve or upgrade equipment.

Popular Employer Salaries for Building Maintenance Engineer


CBRE Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., Colliers International, Lincoln Property Company, and Endura Advisory Group are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Building Maintenance Engineers. Building Maintenance Engineers in search of the best pay head to CBRE Group, where the median salary rolls in at $57K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $71K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $42K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. at $48K, Lincoln Property Company at $48K, and Hines Interests Ltd Partnership, where Building Maintenance Engineers annually earn $48K.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Colliers International ($44K), Jones Lang LaSalle ($45K), and Endura Advisory Group ($46K).

Common Career Paths for Building Maintenance Engineer


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Building Maintenance Engineers do not often transition into Chief Engineer roles. The role averages $72K per year. Building Maintenance Engineers go on to become Maintenance Engineers more often than anything even though median pay for the role is $45K. Building Maintenance Engineers who move into a Chief Building Engineer role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $66K.

Building Maintenance Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Building Maintenance Engineer


Building Maintenance Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Plant Maintenance, HVAC System Design, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ELECTRICAL, Maintenance, and Plumbing. For most people, competency in Maintenance indicates knowledge of Electronic Troubleshooting and System Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Building Maintenance Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Building Maintenance Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Maintenance Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 274 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Maintenance Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 269 salaries. An experienced Building Maintenance Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 268 salaries. A Building Maintenance Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 146 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,121

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Building Maintenance Engineers that is 35 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Building Maintenance Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+23 percent), Minneapolis (+18 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and Las Vegas (+8 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Employers in Denver and Phoenix also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent less).

Building Maintenance Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Building Maintenance Engineer?

Building Maintenance Engineer in Phoenix:
"The organization has good intention but management is very political and bios to certain employees, when it comes to advancement ."
Pros: Medical benefits
Cons: Management politics is how one advances .

Building Maintenance Engineer in Indianapolis:
"Perfect."
Pros: The people make you feel like jome
Cons: Snow

Building Maintenance Engineer in Tacoma:
"Busy, plantifull work."
Pros: Get to work different types of work each day.
Cons: Communication issues.

Building Maintenance Engineer in Houston:
"Company Perks."
Benefits are great at Hines.

Building Maintenance Engineer in Racine:
"Good job."
Pros: I really enjoy my job. I am only looking to see if I am paid appropriately.
Cons: None. I thoroughly enjoy my job. I am only looking to see if I am paid the way I should be.

Building Maintenance Engineer in West Palm Beach:
"Awesome...Excellent...!!!"
Pros: My job is very exiting, I can help others a lot.
Cons: See Indolent people around that really not appreciate my job.

Building Maintenance Engineer in Jackson:
Learn as much as you can about various HVAC types/systems, plumbing, Fire & Life Safety systems, Electrical, Floor coverings, Carpentry, elevators, Access Control, Osha Rules & Regulations, & building codes.

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Key Stats for Building Maintenance Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Building Maintenance Engineer Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Building Maintenance Engineer Salaries




National Average
$50,000

System Repair
▼2%

HVAC
▼4%

▼5%

▼5%

ELECTRICAL
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%