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Construction Contractor Salary

The average pay for a Construction Contractor is $20.82 per hour. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$25,398 - $118,862
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,973
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$10.31 - $45.46
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,398 - $118,862  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$9,721 - $25,434  
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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$24,443 - $107,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $45.46  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $50.79  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,721 - $25,434  
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).
)
$24,443 - $107,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
United States (change)

Job Description for Construction Contractor

  • Negotiate contract terms with clients and work with clients and architects to create project plans.
  • Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.
  • Monitor project progress to ensure it stays on time and within budget.
  • Plan and manage a construction project, providing labor, materials, and equipment and overseeing subcontractors.
  • Make sure all government regulations are followed, proper permits are obtained, and required inspections carried out.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Contractor

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Construction Contractor Salaries



National Average
$52,000



Skills That Affect Construction Contractor Salaries




Construction Estimating
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National Average
$52,000

Blueprints
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 75%