Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary

Men make up the majority of Assistant Construction Superintendents in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $56K annually. In the world of Assistant Construction Superintendents, total cash compensation can vary between $37K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $4K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Construction Superintendents, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$38,721 - $76,759
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,854
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$13.68 - $33.20
(Median)
$14
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,721 - $76,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,181  
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $4,027  
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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$36,817 - $79,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 837
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.68 - $33.20  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $41.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,445 - $4,027  
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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$36,817 - $79,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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 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 $13K higher and $12K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Survey results imply that Assistant Construction Superintendents deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Job Scheduling, Project Management, Project, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Carpenter, Blueprints, and Construction Estimating. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Assistant Construction Superintendents, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. Assistant Construction Superintendents see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,036

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

With a pay rate for Assistant Construction Superintendents that is 47 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Assistant Construction Superintendents can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Assistant Construction Superintendents in Phoenix earning a whopping 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Charlotte (8 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

Job Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Project
up arrow 1%

Contractor Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$56,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Blueprints
up arrow 9%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 9%

Carpenter
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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