Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary (United States)

Most Assistant Construction Superintendents in the United States are men, earning an average of $54,075 annually. Pay generally spreads from $35,168 to $77,601 per year. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $35,505 and peaks near $75,223, incorporates potential for more than $6,977 from bonuses and close to $3,973 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and 43 percent earn vision coverage. Most Assistant Construction Superintendents report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary (?
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$35,505 - $75,223
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MEDIAN: $54,208
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Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary (?
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$12.19 - $30.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,505 - $75,223  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,977  
Profit Sharing
$906 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
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$35,168 - $77,601  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 576
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $30.81  
   
Overtime
$17.42 - $37.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,977  
   
Profit Sharing
$906 - $3,973  
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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$35,168 - $77,601  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Job Description for Assistant Construction Superintendent

  • 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' salaries may rise greatly in accordance with career advancement. Those who assume a higher-end position such as a Construction Manager may get paid an extra $18,752 per year. When Assistant Construction Superintendents are ready for the next step in their career, they often become Commercial Construction Superintendents or Construction Superintendents, where they can expect an additional $14,380 or $12,689 per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Assistant Construction Superintendents generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Windows Operating System General Use, Project Management, and Project are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 9 percent, 7 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Contractor Management indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $50K to $60K. Pay amounts to $58K after 10 to 20 years. After 20 years of work in the field, Assistant Construction Superintendents typically earn $61K and go on to enjoy solid increases in earnings. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.

Pay Difference By Location

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$54,000
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Assistant Construction Superintendents can earn above-average salaries when they head east to New York, Washington, and Boston, the three most well-paid cities in the country for Assistant Construction Superintendents. Miami is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around -9 percent in Chicago and -8 percent in Austin, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

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$54,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

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$54,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 17%
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