Opportunity.

Earning power.

Job security.

Become a building engineer.

Why choose a career in building operations?

No going into debt for a 4-year degree.
It’s challenging. No two days are the same.
You get stability and the chance to advance.
It’s high-tech without getting “stuck behind a desk.”
Getting into the industry is straightforward.
It’s a rewarding career where you can take ownership of your work.
It’s the kind of career that won’t be outsourced.
It builds creativity and analytical skills.

~$20/hr

ENTRY LEVEL PAY
(STARTING) + OVERTIME

$50,392

MAINTENANCE TECH SALARY
(AVERAGE) + OVERTIME

$74,516

BUILDING ENGINEER
SALARY (AVERAGE)
+ OVERTIME

$100,170

CHIEF ENGINEER
SALARY (AVERAGE)

3,657Jobs

BUILDING OPERATIONS
JOBS IN METRO-DC

Data Sourced from  2018 AOBA Compensation Survey and Newmark Knight Frank market data.

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The Washington, DC area needs talented building maintenance and engineering professionals. The goal of the AOBA Educational Foundation (AEF) is to give professionals the skills and training they need to pursue careers in the industry.
For the remainder of 2019, AEF will focus its efforts on strategically aligning our resources and planning for 2020 and beyond.