$84,382
Avg. Salary
$24.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,180

Bonus

$3,583

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Facilities Director is $24.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Facilities Director is $84,382 per year.

10%
$15.85
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$24.85
50%
$44.93
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90%
MEDIAN $24.85
10%
$51k
10%
$84k
50%
$130k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $84,382
$50,882 - $130,151
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$130K
MEDIAN: $84,382
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$15.85 - $44.93
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$0$139K
Salary $50,882 - $130,151
Bonus $305 - $21,027
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,365
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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$49,076 - $139,343
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,166
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.85 - $44.93
Overtime $21.72 - $48.50
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $305 - $21,027
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,365
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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$49,076 - $139,343
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 122

Job Description for Facilities Director

Facilities directors hold an upper-level management position. As well as overseeing the daily operations of the physical building(s), these individuals are responsible for managing staff, budgets, and subcontractors, as well as negotiating leases and overseeing construction projects. They manage multiple types of technical services associated with facilities management, and they must be able to assess and successfully resolve any issues that may arise with minimal disruption to business operations.

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Facilities Director Tasks
  • Oversee physical maintenance and operations of buildings, facilities and building systems.
  • Assist with planning and execution of building construction or renovation.
  • Supervise maintenance and housekeeping departments.
  • Manage leases, contractors and budgets related to buildings and facilities.

Common Career Paths for Facilities Director


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It's not very common for Facilities Directors to move on to become VPs of Facilities Management. Average pay for a VP of Facilities Management is $137K annually. Many Facilities Directors choose to become Maintenance Directors and Property Managers as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $24K less and $42K less, respectively.

Facilities Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Facilities Director


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, Construction Estimating, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 11 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Project Management. Most people skilled in Facility Maintenance & Coordination are similarly competent in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Director

Pay by Experience for a Facilities Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Facilities Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facilities Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Facilities Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 481 salaries. A Facilities Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 381 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,310

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

Home to some of the best pay for Facilities Directors, New York offers exceptional salaries, 54 percent above the national average. Facilities Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+54 percent), Los Angeles (+38 percent), San Diego (+37 percent), and Washington (+33 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 11 percent below the national average. Employers in Omaha and Chicago also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Facilities Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Facilities Director?

Facilities Director in Livermore:
"Facilities Professional."
Do not underestimate the role and value your career in Facilities Management plays in every employees work life. A strong focus on customer service is a must. Be a great Facilities Director - there is no room for mediocracy in today's workplace.

Facilities Director in New York:
Sign into a forty hour work week. Flexible schedule means sixty five hour work week.

Facilities Director in Goodyear:
"Focused Simplicity."
Get to know your staff quickly, but as thoroughly as possible. Learn their strengths and weaknesses and who are the primary leaders and followers regardless of rank. In learning the various personalities of the teams you lead, the opportunity to accelerate team bonding, acceptance and learning grow exponentially among the team. This growth fosters trust, initiative and loyalty, which produces true success from the least experienced to the veteran employee. By allowing this type of growth the team learns about you as their leader and although they may not totally understand your motives and actions completely, they will be drawn to it. By taking care of them, they will take care of you!

Facilities Director in Houston:
"Analyze current practices & make changes."
Taking on this role is all-encompassing. Change has a snowball affect. Not everyone will embrace it. Grow thick skin, carry a big stick & recruit enforcers.

Facilities Director in Canby:
"Good Job."
Pros: Task and repair oriented, good working with a variety of people and meeting their needs daily. Many new challenges each day.
Cons: Extremely busy. Things often have to be left undone because there is so much to do. On call service can be difficult.

Facilities Director in Milwaukee:
"Daily Facilities."
Every day is new and full of challenges. Remember you are here to keep employees safe and comfortable.

Facilities Director in Louisville:
"Organization And Communication."
Get organized. Write down all request and follow-up. Communicate well with all those requesting action on your part. Do not become overwhelmed but focus on task at hand. Do not allow other peoples lack of planning become your emergency. Hold others accountable for their responsibilities.

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Key Stats for Facilities Director

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 391 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Facilities Director Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

National Average
$84,000

▼11%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Facilities Director Salaries



Contract Negotiation
▲7%

Construction Estimating
▲7%



Maintenance
▲5%


Vendor Management
▲2%


National Average
$84,000

Strategic Project Management
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 391 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%