An Assistant Project Manager, Construction earns an average salary of $51,590 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Contractor Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Assistant Project Manager, Construction Total Pay (?
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$35,558 - $72,409
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MEDIAN: $51,589
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Assistant Project Manager, Construction Total Pay (?
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$12.15 - $25.09
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,558 - $72,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,975  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $7,042  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$31,878 - $73,318  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $25.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.27  
Overtime
$17.97 - $36.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,975  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $7,042  
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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$31,878 - $73,318  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,638
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Job Description for Assistant Project Manager, Construction
Assistant project managers in construction are responsible for communicating with people involved in a project (owners, vendors, subcontractors, etc.), and with a design team. Assistant project managers typically review plans and drawings, prepare estimates according to budgets, hold meetings and set and oversee construction schedules. People in this position might also write contracts. These managers work indoors and outdoors depending on the project. Some work (such as paperwork) might be done indoors, either in an established office or an "on-site" office, which is a designated area in the location of construction, such as a trailer that is set on-site for the duration of the project. Assistant project managers work with engineers, builders, owners and people who oversee the financial aspects of the project. They also work with safety personnel to ensure that such requirements are being legally met. While there is typically no specific school program for such positions, this is a demanding job that requires excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with and lead a team. A knowledge of software specific to various construction tasks is generally required. People in this type of position should be able to smoothly handle a variety of situations and problems that may arise--sometimes several at once--and either solve them or work with others involved in order to come to cooperative resolution. Being involved in construction often means that work takes place during times when traffic or certain populations are not around, but this is not always the case. So, assistant project managers must be able to do their work regardless what is happening around them. They might be required to work at night or during the day, any day of the week. The work is mental and may involve certain physical capabilities in an indoor or outdoor setting. They may be employed by small or large firms, and can handle everything from small to huge construction projects.
Assistant Project Manager, Construction Tasks
  • Manage projects with subcontractors.
  • Communicate with clients and subcontractors.
  • Assist in estimating project scope and costs.
  • Provide on site management of construction projects.
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Experience Affects Assistant Project Manager, Construction Salaries

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$50,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Project Manager, Construction Salaries

Construction Estimating
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$50,000
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 18%
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