Facilities managers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
104k
Average Age
48.4
Average Salary
$73,715
Average Male Salary
$76,745
Average Female Salary
$61,954

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 Rail transportation. Facilities managers are paid most in Cobb County (Southeast)Smyrna City PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Vancouver City (West & Central) PUMA, WA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$73,715
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,795

In 2020, Facilities managers earned an average of $73,715, $17,761 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Administrative services managers make somewhat more than Facilities managers while Agricultural & food scientists 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

0.323
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Facilities managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.323, 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

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Industries by Share

104k
2020 Workforce
± 7,933
4.41%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.4%

The number of people employed as Facilities managers has been growing at a rate of 4.41%, from 100,050 people in 2019 to 104,467 people in 2020.

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  8.76%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 6.41% and Religious organizations with 6.28%.

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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 and of female Facilities managers is 46.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Facilities managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

83.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,074
21.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,591

79.5% of Facilities managers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

73.9% of Facilities managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.85% 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 Sex

49
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.04
46.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.25

The median age of Facilities managers is 48.4, and Male employees are generally 2.78 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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