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Assistant Construction Superintendent Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Assistant Construction Superintendents in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $55K per year nationwide. In the world of Assistant Construction Superintendents, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $4K, respectively. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. For the most part, Assistant Construction Superintendents enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$36,177 - $75,135
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MEDIAN: $55,181
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$13.34 - $30.91
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,177 - $75,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,687  
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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$35,646 - $78,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.34 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$17.67 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,687  
   
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).
)
$35,646 - $78,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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 who go on to become Construction Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Construction Managers is $73K annually. Assistant Construction Superintendents typically move into roles as Commercial Construction Superintendents or Construction Superintendents, and those positions pay $13K more and $12K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Assistant Construction Superintendents report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Scheduling, Windows Operating System General Use, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 9 percent. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word. The majority of those who know Microsoft Office also know Contractor Management and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Construction Superintendent

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $60K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Assistant Construction Superintendents see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $63K.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Assistant Construction Superintendents, 22 percent above the national average. Assistant Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+17 percent), Raleigh (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and San Diego (+12 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Austin (8 percent less).

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Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 9%


Contractor Management
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Project
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 16%