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Building Manager - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Building Manager"

How much does a Building Manager in the federal government get paid? $92,599.81* *Based on the 2018 average.

Building Manager was the 154th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 1,220 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Public Buildings Service hired the most employees titled Building Management, with an average salary of $90,767.

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 951 $90,766.57
Department of State 44 $103,610.59
Social Security Administration 44 $101,523.98
Internal Revenue Service 27 $86,578.04
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 16 $87,014.44
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $135,005.60
Department of Energy 9 $100,936.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 8 $111,518.38
Patent and Trademark Office 7 $93,154.14
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 6 $74,291.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $106,990.83
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $96,611.80
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 5 $115,991.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 5 $96,820.40
National Protection and Programs Directorate 5 $107,282.80
U.S. Secret Service 4 $121,860.50
Veterans Health Administration 4 $55,374.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $101,912.50
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 4 $119,049.25
U.S. Mint 3 $121,950.50
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 3 $106,039.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $74,736.33
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $86,787.33
Office of Personnel Management 3 $80,863.00
Forest Service 3 $86,196.67
Departmental Administration 3 $110,640.00
Bureau of Land Management 2 $54,363.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $0.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $111,102.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $108,393.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $92,429.00
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $69,497.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $100,751.00
National Park Service 2 $75,674.00
Environmental Protection Agency 2 $100,966.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $85,450.00
Langley Research Center 1 $97,258.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $150,737.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $55,842.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $89,605.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $95,666.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $0.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $145,629.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $101,917.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $89,419.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $113,755.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $66,510.00
Departmental Offices 1 $66,910.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 1 $142,313.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $156,545.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $118,312.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $101,366.00

Building Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Building Manager is $92,599.81. The highest paid Building Manager made $162,400 in 2018.

Common Building Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Building Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,205
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
ZA - Administrative 3
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1

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

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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