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
- 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.
- Accounting software — Fund accounting software; Intuit QuickBooks ; Sage 50 Accounting
- Cloud-based data access and sharing software — Google Drive ; Microsoft SharePoint
- Customer relationship management CRM software — Blackbaud The Raiser's Edge
- Data base management system software — Teradata Database
- Data base reporting software — SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports
- Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software; Microsoft Access ; Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate; Yardi software (see all 5 examples)
- Desktop publishing software — Adobe Systems Adobe PageMaker; Microsoft Publisher
- Document management software — Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Electronic mail software — Email software; IBM Notes ; MicroFocus GroupWise; Microsoft Outlook
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Microsoft Dynamics ; Microsoft Dynamics GP ; Oracle Hyperion ; Oracle PeopleSoft (see all 8 examples)
- Enterprise system management software — IBM Power Systems software
- Financial analysis software — Delphi Technology
- Human resources software — ADP Enterprise HRMS; ADP Workforce Now ; Human resource management software HRMS
- Industrial control software — Supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA software
- Instant messaging software — GroupMe
- Internet browser software — Microsoft Internet Explorer; Web browser software
- Office suite software — Microsoft Office
- Operating system software — Microsoft Windows XP
- Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
- Process mapping and design software — Microsoft Visio
- Project management software — Microsoft Project ; Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
- Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel
- Word processing software — Google Docs ; Microsoft Word
Hot Technology — a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings.
Detailed Work Activities
- Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources.
- Allocate physical resources within organizations.
- Conduct employee training programs.
- Develop organizational goals or objectives.
- Direct facility maintenance or repair activities.
- Manage construction activities.
- Manage inventories of products or organizational resources.
- Monitor facilities or operational systems.
- Plan facility layouts or designs.
- Prepare operational budgets.
- Prepare operational progress or status reports.
|Title||Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed|
|Education||Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.|
|Related Experience||Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.|
|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, travel guides, electricians, agricultural technicians, barbers, court reporters, and medical assistants.|
|SVP Range||(6.0 to < 7.0)|
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|
|Employment (2020)||322,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2020-2030)||Average (5% to 10%)|
|Projected job openings (2020-2030)||29,200|
|Top industries (2020)|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 wage data and 2020-2030 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2020-2030). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
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