Construction Administrator Salary

Construction Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $51K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Construction Administrators stretch from $33K on the lower end to $78K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. Most Construction Administrators survey respondents are women (76 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,725 - $82,168
$36K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,853
10%
50%
90%

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$14.44 - $29.05
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.69
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$0$82K
Salary $35,725 - $82,168
Bonus $193.92 - $6,153
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
Total Pay (?
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$33,468 - $78,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 148
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $14.44 - $29.05
Overtime $1.64 - $44.38
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $193.92 - $6,153
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,863
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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$33,468 - $78,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

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Job Description for Construction Administrator

Construction administrators are in charge of completing administrative duties during their company's construction projects. They are responsible for ensuring that all required materials are delivered to the work site. In addition, they calculate construction costs to make sure they match construction plans. They relay administrative paperwork and ideas to construction specialists and professionals. Construction administrators need to be able to work well under strict deadlines to make sure all contracts are followed. One of their main tools includes a personal computer to maintain an accurate record of construction supplies and review construction projects.

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Construction Administrator Tasks

  • Understand project specifications and architectural documents.
  • Meet with the general contractor and clients to assist in construction process.
  • Perform on-site inspections of construction progress.
  • Monitor and track construction progress and changes.
  • Write, prepare, and understand specifications.

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Popular Skills for Construction Administrator


Survey results imply that Construction Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Construction Site Inspection and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 54 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Contract Management are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Construction Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 54 salaries. A Construction Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 39 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Construction Administrator?

Construction Administrator in Fort Myers:
"Very challenging and varied duties, stressful at times."
Pros: Variation and challenging.
Cons: Stress.

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Key Stats for Construction Administrator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Construction Administrator Salaries

▲49%

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$49,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Construction Administrator Salaries

Construction Site Inspection
▲54%



National Average
$49,000


Microsoft Office
▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 24%
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