Military Facilities Managers

Military Career

General Information

Description

Some office and administrative managers specialize in facilities management. Facilities managers plan for base realignment and closure, identify facility requirements, oversee operation, maintenance, and repair budgets, and supervise those performing construction, repair, and maintenance duties.

Work Environment

Facilities managers normally work in offices on military bases or aboard ships.

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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required
  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required

Military Workforce

Facilities Managers in the Military

702

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Salary

Average Salary

$122,783

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Education

Military training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Job training for facilities managers primarily consists of classroom instruction and on-the-job learning in various training environments.  Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development.  

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