Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salary

Men make up the majority of Maintenance Supervisors in the United States, bringing in about $18.10 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Maintenance Supervisors stretch from $27K on the lower end to $74K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Maintenance Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Close to one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,383 - $81,338
$34K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,251
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$11.75 - $28.66
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$18
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MEDIAN: $18.06
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$0$81K
Salary $34,383 - $81,338
Bonus $0.00 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,929
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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$27,333 - $74,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 552
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $11.75 - $28.66
Hourly Tips $0.44
Overtime $18.06 - $43.26
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,929
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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$27,333 - $74,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 630

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Job Description for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

The nature of the work done by a facilities maintenance supervisor is determined largely by the type of facility in which they work. While some positions are largely indoors, others may include supervising the care of large outdoor areas, such as landscaping and parking lots. Facilities maintenance supervisors often report to the facility manager, and they need to have strong leadership skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously.

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Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Tasks

  • Keep the building in a clean and orderly condition by examining the building on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


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Maintenance Supervisors may progress into high-paying roles like Construction Project Manager, where median compensation is $70K annually. When Maintenance Supervisors are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Facilities Managers or Maintenance Managers. Those roles pay an additional $14K and $15K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor


Survey results imply that Maintenance Supervisors deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Equipment Maintenance, Project Management, System Repair, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 16 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include ELECTRICAL. Most people experienced in Facility Maintenance & Coordination also know Plumbing and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 289 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 357 salaries. A Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 221 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,740

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

For Maintenance Supervisors, Boston provides a pay rate that is 54 percent greater than the national average. Maintenance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+39 percent), Atlanta (+35 percent), Indianapolis (+28 percent), and Houston (+25 percent). Maintenance Supervisors in Denver take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 23 percent less than the national average. Louisville and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor?

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Cleveland:
"It's not worth th e pay."
Pros: I work 12 hours... 3 on 4 off then 4 off 3 on.
Cons: The management is horrible and the people they are hiring are soulless.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Crestview:
"We fix everything associated with a working structure."
Pros: I get to do multiple trades everyday which allows me to grow more everyday.
Cons: Doing trades work that I don't enjoy doing sheet rock stucco and landscaping.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Hauppauge:
"Current evaluation."
Pros: Great learning experience.
Cons: Payscale worst.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Dallas:
"Cost of living."
Pros: Fairly easy to get around and reasonable cost of living.
Cons: Can't think of any neg. About working in Dallas.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in Washington:
"The best job I ever had."
Pros: I love the exposure and the opportunity to grow and working with all the different branches of the military and contractors.
Cons: None.

Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor in McCook:
"Office conditions."
Pros: I love that I can come to work and find new challenges every dag.
Cons: The owner will not supply the general manager and my self the parts we need to complete our jobs.

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Key Stats for Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

▲22%

▲8%

National Average
$46,000

▼7%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Facilities / Maintenance Supervisor Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲16%




HVAC System Design
▲7%




HVAC
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

▼1%

Maintenance
▼2%

ELECTRICAL
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%
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