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Building Manager - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Building Manager"

How much does a Building Manager in the federal government get paid? $86,854.56* *Based on the 2012 average.
1,156 EMPLOYEES
$100.4M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Building Manager was the 158th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 1,156 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Public Buildings Service hired the most employees titled Building Management, with an average salary of $85,910.

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 886 $85,909.56
Department of State 40 $95,571.98
Internal Revenue Service 37 $86,321.97
Social Security Administration 25 $101,546.32
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 22 $79,855.91
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 12 $114,169.58
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 11 $95,667.91
Department of Energy 9 $102,091.33
Goddard Space Flight Center 9 $90,166.44
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 7 $90,478.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $86,674.83
U.S. Secret Service 6 $101,196.50
Patent and Trademark Office 5 $83,093.40
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 5 $107,251.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 5 $99,335.60
Veterans Benefits Administration 5 $61,316.60
National Institutes of Health 5 $71,261.80
National Protection and Programs Directorate 4 $100,956.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 4 $90,213.00
Office of Personnel Management 4 $70,555.75
Financial Management Service 3 $82,782.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $87,268.33
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $69,749.33
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $81,838.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $91,787.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $70,977.00
Departmental Administration 2 $90,021.00
Veterans Health Administration 2 $84,278.00
U.S. Mint 2 $83,234.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $64,793.00
Forest Service 2 $66,719.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $93,351.50
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $64,990.00
National Park Service 2 $62,522.00
Bureau of Land Management 2 $51,231.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $77,652.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 1 $126,251.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $92,501.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $106,358.00
Langley Research Center 1 $106,358.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $61,666.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $97,936.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $75,813.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $74,908.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $82,832.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $77,868.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $61,678.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $80,276.00

Building Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Building Manager is $86,854.56. The highest paid Building Manager made $156,557 in 2012.

Common Building Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Building Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,134
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 6
ZA - Administrative 4

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP

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
Forestry TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
CodingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Labor Management Relations ExaminingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Building Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Building Manager was $70,473. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,099 in 2019.


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.

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The series code of this occupation is 1176.

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