Construction Coordinator Salary

Construction Coordinators in the United States take home an average $52K annually. Overall cash earnings for Construction Coordinators stretch from $36K on the lower end to $79K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. While the specific employer and tenure impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. Women make up a slight majority of Construction Coordinators (56 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Construction Coordinators is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,248 - $80,657
$37K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,540
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$15.15 - $31.01
$15
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,248 - $80,657  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,937  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,544  
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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$36,076 - $79,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $31.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$14.00  
Overtime
$21.47 - $53.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,937  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,544  
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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$36,076 - $79,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Construction Coordinator


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It's not very common for Construction Coordinators to move on to become Construction Managers. Average pay for a Construction Manager is $74K annually. A more common career path for Construction Coordinators is stepping into the role of Construction Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager of Construction.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Survey results imply that Construction Coordinators deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Construction Estimating, Contractor Management, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing, Contract Management, and Purchasing. Those familiar with Project Coordinating also tend to know Contractor Management and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 250 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Coordinator 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 143 salaries. An experienced Construction Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 160 salaries. A Construction Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,882

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Construction Coordinators, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Construction Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+10 percent), Minneapolis (+5 percent), Dallas (+4 percent), and San Francisco (+4 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Indianapolis and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Construction Coordinator

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries

▲15%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries

Budget Management
▲7%




Microsoft Word
▲1%

National Average
$51,000



Microsoft Office
▼3%


▼7%

Purchasing
▼9%

Contract Management
▼12%

Organizing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 19%
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