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Summary Report for:
11-3013.00 - Facilities Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate operations and functionalities of facilities and buildings. May include surrounding grounds or multiple facilities of an organization's campus.

Sample of reported job titles: Facilities Manager

Also see: Security Managers

Tasks  |  Technology Skills  |  Tools Used  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Credentials  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings  |  Additional Information

Tasks

  • Acquire, distribute and store supplies. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Conduct classes to teach procedures to staff. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Dispose of, or oversee the disposal of, surplus or unclaimed property. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Manage leasing of facility space. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well-maintained. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Oversee construction and renovation projects to improve efficiency and to ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Participate in architectural and engineering planning and design, including space and installation management. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Plan, administer, and control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the department. See more occupations related to this task.

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Technology Skills

  • Accounting software — Fund accounting software; Intuit QuickBooks Hot technology ; Sage 50 Accounting See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Customer relationship management CRM software — Blackbaud The Raiser's Edge See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base management system software — Teradata Database Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base reporting software — SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software Hot technology ; FileMaker Pro; Microsoft Access Hot technology ; Yardi Hot technology (see all 5 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Desktop publishing software — Adobe Systems Adobe PageMaker; Microsoft Publisher See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Document management software — Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Electronic mail software — Email software; IBM Notes Hot technology ; Microsoft Outlook Hot technology ; Novell GroupWise See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Microsoft Dynamics Hot technology ; Microsoft Dynamics GP Hot technology ; Oracle Hyperion Hot technology ; Oracle PeopleSoft Hot technology (see all 8 examples) See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Enterprise system management software — IBM Power Systems software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Financial analysis software — Delphi Technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Microsoft Visio Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Human resources software — ADP Enterprise HRMS; ADP Workforce Now Hot technology ; Human resource management software HRMS See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Industrial control software — Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Instant messaging software — GroupMe See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Internet browser software — Microsoft Internet Explorer; Web browser software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Office suite software — Google Drive Hot technology ; Microsoft Office Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Operating system software — Microsoft Windows XP See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Project management software — Microsoft Project Hot technology ; Microsoft SharePoint Hot technology ; Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Word processing software — Google Docs Hot technology ; Microsoft Word Hot technology See more occupations related to this technology.

Hot technology Hot Technology — a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings.

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Tools Used

  • Desktop calculator — 10-key calculators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Laser fax machine — Laser facsimile machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mobile phones See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Notebook computers — Laptop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Photocopiers — Photocopying equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scanners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tablet computers See more occupations related to this tool.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Allocate physical resources within organizations. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Conduct employee training programs. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Develop organizational goals or objectives. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct facility maintenance or repair activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Manage construction activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Manage inventories of products or organizational resources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor facilities or operational systems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Plan facility layouts or designs. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare operational budgets. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare operational progress or status reports. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Credentials

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wage data for Administrative Services and Facilities Managers.
Employment data for Administrative Services and Facilities Managers.
Industry data for Administrative Services and Facilities Managers.

Median wages (2020) $47.54 hourly, $98,890 annual
State wages
Local wages
 
Employment (2019) 325,900 employees
Projected growth (2019-2029) Faster than average (5% to 7%) Faster than average (5% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2019-2029) 26,300
State trends
 
Top industries (2019)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data external site and 2019-2029 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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