A sizeable majority of Assistant Construction Superintendents in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $57K per year. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and experience level are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,007 - $78,433
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MEDIAN: $57,173
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$13.60 - $31.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,007 - $78,433  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,684  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$37,591 - $80,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 722
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Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $31.36  
   
Overtime
$21.17 - $42.16  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,684  
   
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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$37,591 - $80,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Construction Superintendent


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As Assistant Construction Superintendents transition into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Construction Project Managers earn $75K on average per year. Assistant Construction Superintendents typically move into roles as Commercial Construction Superintendents or Construction Superintendents, and those positions pay $14K more and $13K more, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Turner Construction Company offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $80K.

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 Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 7 percent. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Operations Management and Carpenter also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $53K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Assistant Construction Superintendents make a median salary of $63K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $56,260

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For those looking to make money, Assistant Construction Superintendents in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Assistant Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+22 percent), Boston (+15 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Miami (+12 percent). Phoenix is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Workers in San Antonio and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

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Construction Estimating
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Job Scheduling
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National Average
$56,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Carpenter
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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