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Construction Coordinator Salary

Average Construction Coordinators in the United States make around $49K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $6K, total cash payment to Construction Coordinators can bottom out at $33K or peak near $74K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Construction Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Construction Coordinators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$35,284 - $72,324
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,976
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$14.35 - $31.41
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,284 - $72,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,917  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,641  
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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$32,977 - $73,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $31.41  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $44.67  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,917  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,641  
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).
)
$32,977 - $73,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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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' salaries can rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Construction Project Manager. Construction Project Managers get paid an average $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Survey results show that Construction Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Construction Estimating, Contractor Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Contract Management. The majority of those who know 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.


Construction Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $43K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $48K. For Construction Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Construction Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 4%

Contractor Management
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Project Coordinating
0%

National Average
$48,000

Contract Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%