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Construction Coordinator Salary

The average Construction Coordinator in the United States earns approximately $49K per year. Incomes of Construction Coordinators vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $5K cause paychecks to spread between $33K on the low end and $73K on the high end. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Construction Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,768 - $70,973
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,429
10%
50%
90%

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$14.46 - $31.41
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,768 - $70,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,379  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,575  
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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$33,435 - $73,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $31.41  
   
Overtime
$17.63 - $44.38  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,379  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $5,575  
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).
)
$33,435 - $73,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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Job Description for Construction Coordinator

The construction coordinator manages everyone involved in a construction job, including workers, administrative staff, clients, and the owner or developer. Construction coordinators must oversee cost, quality control, and personnel to ensure the construction process goes smoothly. Individuals in this role must know relevant local, state, and federal codes and laws; they must ensure that regulations are followed on the job site. Working with local building inspectors and city hall is also needed, and the construction coordinator serves as a "go between" among the developer, client, workers, and inspectors. The construction coordinator must have excellent knowledge of the phases and specific needs of construction projects; for example, understanding electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work are essential. The ability to oversee personnel and construction costs are necessary, as the construction coordinator must ensure that a project stays on budget.

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Construction Coordinator Tasks

  • Review blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to monitor progress and quality of work.
  • Monitor project progress and ensure materials are on hand and meet specifications.
  • Solicit and compare subcontractor bids, manage subcontractors, and monitor contract compliance.
  • Lead daily construction planning, including equipment availability and staff scheduling.
  • Update project documentation and report on progress, obstacles, and timelines.

Common Career Paths for Construction Coordinator


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Construction Coordinators who move on to become Construction Project Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Construction Project Managers get paid an average of $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Survey results suggest that Construction Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Construction Estimating, Project Management, Contractor Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, and Contract Management. Most people experienced in Project Coordinating also know Contractor Management and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Coordinator

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Construction Coordinators — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $43K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $48K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Construction Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $63K.

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Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 4%

Contractor Management
up arrow 3%

Project Coordinating
0%

National Average
$49,000

Contract Management
up arrow 7%

Scheduling
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%