The average pay for a Construction Contractor is $24.87 per hour.
Construction Contractor Total Pay (?
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$29,505 - $130,938
(Median)
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40K
58K
95K
130K
MEDIAN: $57,693
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Construction Contractor Total Pay (?
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$12.05 - $48.90
(Median)
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37
49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,505 - $130,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,424  
Profit Sharing
$1,237 - $48,479  
Commission
$2,035 - $39,305  
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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$27,754 - $117,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $48.90  
   
Overtime
$11.15 - $52.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,424  
   
Commission
$2,035 - $39,305  
Profit Sharing
$1,237 - $48,479  
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).
)
$27,754 - $117,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 708
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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.
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Experience Affects Construction Contractor Salaries

National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Construction Contractor Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
$55,000
Blueprints
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 73%
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