Construction Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Construction Coordinators in the United States come in at around $50K annually on average. Overall cash earnings of Construction Coordinators stretch from $34K near the bottom to $73K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Construction Coordinators (57 percent) survey respondents. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Most Construction Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,009 - $71,535
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,549
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$14.64 - $31.18
(Median)
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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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
$36,009 - $71,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,159  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,404  
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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$33,759 - $72,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 485
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $31.18  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $45.46  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,159  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,404  
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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$33,759 - $72,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Contract Management, Purchasing, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with 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.


For many Construction Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $49K on average. Construction Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $63K.

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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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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

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: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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