Facilities managers

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2019 Workforce
118k
Average Age
49.5
Average Salary
$72,692
Average Male Salary
$74,024
Average Female Salary
$66,716

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Facilities managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges is the industry that employs the most Facilities managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Facilities managers, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. . Facilities managers are paid most in Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$72,692
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,113

In 2019, Facilities managers earned an average of $72,692, $17,168 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Landscape architects make somewhat more than Facilities managers while Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Facilities managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.302
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Facilities managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.302, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Facilities managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Facilities managers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Facilities managers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Facilities managers, by average wage, are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. , Aircraft & parts manufacturing, and Oil & gas extraction.

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Industries by Share

118k
2019 Workforce
± 8,442
12.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 9.25%

The number of people employed as Facilities managers has been growing at a rate of 12.3%, from 105,336 people in 2018 to 118,328 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Facilities managers employed by various industries. Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges employs the largest share of Facilities managers at  8.68%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 6.66% and Religious organizations with 6.43%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Facilities managers in the US. The average age of male Facilities managers in the workforce is 49.8 and of female Facilities managers is 48.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Facilities managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

96.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,635
21.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,605

81.8% of Facilities managers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Facilities managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Facilities managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

71.6% of Facilities managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.2% of Facilities managers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Facilities managers.

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Age by Gender

49.8
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.936
48.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.99

The median age of Facilities managers is 49.5, and Male employees are generally 1.56 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Facilities managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Facilities managers is Business but a relatively high number of Facilities managers hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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