Facilities Managers
11-3013.00

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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

Occupation-Specific Information

Tasks

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

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Occupational Requirements

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Experience Requirements

Job Zone

Title
Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Education
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Related Experience
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Job Training
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples
These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include hydroelectric production managers, desktop publishers, electricians, agricultural technicians, barbers, court reporters and simultaneous captioners, and medical assistants.
SVP Range
1-2 years of preparation (6.0 to < 7.0)

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Training & Credentials

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Workforce Characteristics

Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2021)
$47.08 hourly, $97,930 annual
State wages
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Employment (2021)
109,100 employees
Projected growth (2021-2031)
Average (4% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2021-2031)
9,900
State trends
Top industries (2021)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site and 2021-2031 employment projections external site. “Projected growth” represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2021-2031). “Projected job openings” represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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