How much does a Facilities Director make in the United States? The average Facilities Director salary in the United States is $174,885 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $153,702 and $199,496. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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City Of Alexandria Virginia - Alexandria, VA

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Director of Facilities

Chesapeake Search Partners - Ashburn, VA

Job Description for Facilities Director

Facilities Director directs the design, planning, construction, and maintenance of an organization's facilities and properties. Develops and monitors budgets and approves contracts to meet current and future needs. Being a Facilities Director oversees all building operations, including repairs, refurbishments, and the maintenance of mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing, and waste management systems. Evaluates and selects contractors for facility projects and delivery of services. Additionally, Facilities Director ensures building operations meet service standards and comply with all local laws and regulations. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to functional management. The Facilities Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Facilities Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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Skills associated with Facilities Director: Contractor Management, Maintenance Planning, Building Lifecycle Management, Construction Estimating ...More

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