Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary

Men account for the majority of Assistant Construction Superintendents in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $58K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the company and years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,201 - $80,242
$40K
$58K
$80K
MEDIAN: $58,263
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50%
90%

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$13.54 - $31.18
$14
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.56
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$0$81K
Salary $40,201 - $80,242
Bonus $0.00 - $9,690
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,043 - $81,508
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 717
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.54 - $31.18
Overtime $20.64 - $41.46
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,690
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,043 - $81,508
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

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Job Description for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Assistant construction superintendents work for construction companies to provide on-site supervision and work under the direction of the superintendent, who leads the efforts of both regular employees and subcontractors. It's important to make sure that construction is always carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and they must also ensure quality work within certain deadlines and time-constraints.

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Assistant Construction Superintendent Tasks

  • Enforce safety and legal regulations to ensure a safe job site.
  • Communicate with subcontractors and field staff to ensure adherence to schedules, plans, and specifications.
  • Monitor daily activities and compile reports on progress, compliance, and obstacles.
  • Inspect completed and in progress structures and sites for safety, compliance, and conforming to material and structural needs.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Construction Superintendent


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Assistant Construction Superintendents may progress into high-paying roles like Construction Project Manager, where median compensation is $75K annually. Assistant Construction Superintendents moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Commercial Construction Superintendents or Construction Superintendents. The median paychecks in those roles are $14K higher and $13K higher, respectively.

Assistant Construction Superintendent Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Those at Shawmut Design and Construction can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $77K.

Popular Skills for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Assistant Construction Superintendents seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project, Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Operations Management and Carpenter also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Construction Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Construction Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 588 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Construction Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Assistant Construction Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 205 salaries. An Assistant Construction Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

35%

23%

19%

13%

11%

11%

-6%

-10%

-11%

-12%

National Average: $56,417

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant Construction Superintendents, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+23 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Miami (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 12 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (12 percent lower) and Phoenix (11 percent lower).

Assistant Construction Superintendent Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Construction Superintendent?

Assistant Construction Superintendent in San Diego:
"Adult Day Care."
Pros: Managing subcontractors and solving problems.
Cons: Babysitting adults. Working 10 hour days while only getting paid for eight. Long commute with no per diem.

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Key Stats for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$56,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

▲8%

Construction Estimating
▲6%




▲3%


▲2%



Job Scheduling
▲1%

National Average
$56,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

Carpenter
▼3%

Operations Management
▼11%

People Management
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 21%
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