Entry-Level Facilities Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Facilities Manager earns approximately $55K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level Facilities Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $9K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $33K and $77K. Most Entry-Level Facilities Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Facilities Managers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,313 - $78,991
$37K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,815
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50%
90%

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$12.59 - $25.80
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.73
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$0$78K
Salary $37,313 - $78,991
Bonus $0.00 - $9,252
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,660
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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$33,160 - $78,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 675
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.59 - $25.80
Overtime $18.04 - $39.45
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,252
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,660
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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$33,160 - $78,457
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

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Facilities Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,016

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Facilities Managers in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Facilities Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Washington (+15 percent), and Austin (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 20 percent below the national average. Employers in Columbus and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Facilities Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Facilities Manager in Plymouth:
"Deadication."
Share your responsibilities to your staff.

Facilities Manager in Fairfield:
"That there was no unemployment."
Good not easy working or in a nonprofit be nice to everyone be a team player rule with an iron fist.

Facilities Manager in New York:
"More electric knowledge."
Learn new skills.

Facilities Manager in San Diego:
"Communication."
Communicate as much as possible with your staff.

Facilities Manager in Jackson:
"Contract negoitation."
Develop contract negotiation skills for contractor services that this position will directly or indirectly supervise.

Facilities Manager in Palm Desert:
"There were no raises given!"
Get a contract put in writing!

Facilities Manager in Decatur:
"The budget confinements surrounding the staff and support."
Make sure that you have the proper support staff in place or have the funds available to hire staff in key positions. Ie: Maintenance, Janitorial, and Porter. If they are not willing to hire support staff, make sure you are compensated for taking on additional roles. If you are salary, incorporate a compensation pay scale for work performed after hours, off shift and on days you are scheduled off. If you are expected to be on-call, ask that they supply the cell phone. Get a clear scope of work and clear job description of the position before agreeing to the contract. Make sure that your future colleagues understand your position and your role on the management team.

Key Stats for Facilities Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Facilities Manager Salaries

Budget Management
▲12%


Contract Negotiation
▲8%


Construction Estimating
▲6%

People Management
▲5%

Contractor Management
▲4%

Security Policies and Procedures
▲2%

Operations Management
▲1%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%

Safety Compliance
▼1%

HVAC System Design
▼1%

Maintenance
▼4%

Property Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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