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Building Manager - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Building Manager"

How much does a Building Manager in the federal government get paid? $88,797.90* *Based on the 2016 average.

Building Manager was the 152nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,238 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Public Buildings Service hired the most employees titled Building Management, with an average salary of $88,122.

Government Building Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Building Management job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers positions that involve management of buildings and other facilities to provide organizations with appropriate office space and essential building services. Employees in this occupation typically perform one or more of the following functions: (1) applying business knowledge to directly manage, or assist in managing, the operation of one or more buildings and the surrounding property; (2) directing comprehensive building management programs; or (3) performing staff level work in the study of building management methods and the development of standard building management practices.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Building Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Public Buildings Service 904 $88,121.86
Internal Revenue Service 31 $84,911.23
Social Security Administration 29 $102,424.14
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 19 $82,309.74
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $100,835.90
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $125,020.80
Department of Energy 8 $99,814.63
Federal Emergency Management Agency 8 $90,533.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 8 $93,674.75
U.S. Secret Service 6 $111,478.17
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 6 $109,996.67
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $73,156.83
National Protection and Programs Directorate 5 $104,269.60
Patent and Trademark Office 5 $86,509.20
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $92,435.00
Veterans Health Administration 4 $60,247.75
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 4 $107,934.75
U.S. Mint 3 $102,674.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 3 $90,527.33
Office of Personnel Management 3 $73,744.00
Departmental Administration 3 $92,976.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $97,833.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $70,405.33
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $77,115.33
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $98,483.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $67,182.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2 $76,993.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $107,677.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $70,731.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $97,535.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $83,064.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $87,767.00
Bureau of Land Management 2 $55,542.00
National Park Service 2 $69,386.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $60,671.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $63,199.00
Langley Research Center 1 $92,564.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $106,461.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $79,237.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $102,932.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $50,016.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $89,032.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $84,234.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $147,172.00
Forest Service 1 $65,625.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $132,568.00
Agency for International Development 1 $84,917.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $50,016.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $91,484.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $96,878.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $105,960.00

Building Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Building Manager is $88,797.90. The highest paid Building Manager made $160,300 in 2016.

Common Building Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Building Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,225
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
ZA - Administrative 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Building Management jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Biological Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
SecretaryClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Human Resources AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Building Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Building Manager was $70,473. Since then, the average pay has increased to $88,798 in 2016.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

The series code of this occupation is 1176.

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