Facilities Engineering Manager
What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Responsible for the supervision and coordination of assigned engineering support activities. Provides direct supervision for staff under HVAC, Electrical, Controls, Plumbing and General Maintenance. Ensures the successful delivery of engineering projects and services.
There were 73 Facilities Engineering Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 1762 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Engineering Manager industry, which includes the Facilities Engineering Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Facilities Engineering Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $95,164.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $91,529.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Facilities Engineering Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $85,012.
Education and Experience
Posted Facilities Engineering Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Facilities Engineering Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||6%|
|3 to 5 years||54%|
|6 to 8 years||16%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Facilities Engineering Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (46%)
- Planning (43%)
- Preventive Maintenance (39%)
- Problem Solving (29%)
- Microsoft Office (27%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Budgeting (64%)
- Repair (43%)
- Project Management (40%)
- Engineering Management (38%)
- Scheduling (30%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Plumbing (20%)
- Facility Management (17%)
- Staff Management (17%)
- Occupational Health and Safety (15%)
- Machinery (14%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Environmental Regulations (7%)
- Lean Manufacturing (7%)
- Total productive maintenance (7%)
- Boilers (6%)
- Process Engineering (6%)
Salary Boosting Skills
A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.
- Engineering Activities (4%) – marginal value $2,239
- Engineering Leadership (3%) – marginal value $2,024
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Facilities Engineering Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Plant Engineering Manager
- Chief Bldg Engineer Supervisor
- Hotel Chief Engineer
- Maintenance & Engineering Manager
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Industrial Engineering Manager
- Operations Engineering Manager
- Mechanical Engineering Manager
- Construction Engineering Manager
- Engineering Manager (General)
- Director of Engineering
- Industrial Plant Engineer
- Electrical Engineering Manager
- Engineering Project Manager
Here are the employers that have posted the most Facilities Engineering Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- CBRE Group (105)
- Sodexo (45)
- Lucid Motors Inc (22)
- Northrop Grumman (21)
- Dart Container (16)
- Hampton Inn (5)
- Hanes Brands (4)
- Duke University (3)
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (3)
- Holiday Inn (2)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!