Construction Coordinator Salary

The average Construction Coordinator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $5K, total cash payment to Construction Coordinators can bottom out at $34K or peak near $73K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. For the most part, Construction Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,027 - $71,402

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$14.58 - $31.25

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,027 - $71,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,157  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,425  
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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$33,628 - $72,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $31.25  
   
Overtime
$18.86 - $45.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,157  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,425  
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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$33,628 - $72,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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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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Advancing into a Construction Project Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Construction Coordinators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Construction Coordinators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. 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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Contract Management, Microsoft Excel, and Purchasing. Those proficient in Project Coordinating are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $44K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Construction Coordinators make a median salary of $51K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Construction Coordinator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $62K.

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Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries


Project Management
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Contractor Management
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National Average
$49,000

Project Coordinating
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Scheduling
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Purchasing
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Contract Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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