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Building Manager - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Building Manager"

How much does a Building Manager in the federal government get paid? $84,778.84* *Based on the 2010 average.

Building Manager was the 150th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 1,341 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Public Buildings Service hired the most employees titled Building Management, with an average salary of $83,862.

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 1,026 $83,861.91
Internal Revenue Service 51 $86,368.78
Department of State 47 $96,675.51
Social Security Administration 29 $94,978.55
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 27 $76,202.07
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 14 $110,213.21
Department of Energy 11 $94,069.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $89,799.90
Goddard Space Flight Center 9 $87,756.33
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 8 $89,426.63
National Institutes of Health 7 $76,673.29
U.S. Secret Service 6 $98,016.33
Federal Bureau of Investigation 6 $72,865.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $81,639.20
Veterans Benefits Administration 5 $59,775.80
Federal Emergency Management Agency 5 $83,507.40
Office of Personnel Management 5 $62,472.40
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 5 $93,465.00
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $83,021.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 4 $93,183.25
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 4 $115,981.25
Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $116,899.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $90,276.67
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $81,138.33
Financial Management Service 3 $72,725.67
Rural Housing Service 3 $76,370.33
Langley Research Center 2 $89,081.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $52,716.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $87,888.00
Forest Service 2 $63,607.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $70,735.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $80,389.50
Veterans Health Administration 2 $85,491.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $81,746.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $89,033.00
Bureau of Land Management 2 $53,660.00
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $65,563.50
National Park Service 2 $70,216.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $108,869.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $61,678.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $69,430.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $99,636.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $89,792.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $83,693.00
U.S. Mint 1 $75,801.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $103,886.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $79,560.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $67,589.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $95,337.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $73,359.00
Departmental Administration 1 $90,611.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $77,983.00

Building Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Building Manager is $84,778.84. The highest paid Building Manager made $158,722 in 2010.

Common Building Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Building Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,309
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 14
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 11
ZA - Administrative 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Building Manager was $70,473. Since then, the average pay has increased to $92,161 in 2017.

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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