Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salary

Close to three-fourths of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $48K to $166K per year, and the average comes out to $93K per year. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The vast majority (89 percent) of Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering who answered the questionnaire are male. For the most part, Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$48,826 - $151,417
$49K
$93K
$150K
MEDIAN: $93,143
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$0$167K
Salary $48,826 - $151,417
Bonus $0.00 - $28,337
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$47,496 - $167,505
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

  • Oversee equipment usage and maintenance schedules, including all repairs.
  • Hire, train and supervise staff.
  • Write process and scope documents to explain needs, current state and goals.
  • Obtain bids and purchase parts, equipment, supplies and contract for repairs.

Common Career Paths for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering


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Directors of Facility Maintenance and Engineering often transition into a Facilities Director position. Facilities Directors report a slightly lower median income of $83K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 36 salaries. A Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 25 salaries.

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering?

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in Denver:
"Everyday working here is "the best day of my life""
Learn the systems and how each relates to one another before making any changes. Ask questions not only from your peers but pay close attention to your staff; they are the "glue that holds everything together".

Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering in Fort Worth:
"Wish I had more human resources experience."
Respect your employees.

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Key Stats for Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries

▲22%

▲2%

National Average
$93,000

▼15%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Skills That Affect Director of Facility Maintenance and Engineering Salaries


National Average
$93,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%
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