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Construction Coordinator Salary

Construction Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $49K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $5K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $33K and hits $73K on the high end. Experience level 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. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Construction Coordinators. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,562 - $70,757
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,316
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50%
90%

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$14.44 - $31.28
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$35,562 - $70,757  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,183  
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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$33,297 - $72,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $31.28  
   
Overtime
$19.36 - $45.10  
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 - $5,183  
   
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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$33,297 - $72,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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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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Many Construction Coordinators move into a Construction Project Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Survey results imply that Construction Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Construction Estimating, Project Management, Contractor Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Contract Management. Those educated in Project Coordinating tend to be well versed 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.


For Construction Coordinators, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $43K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $48K. Construction Coordinators see a median salary of $51K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $62K.

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Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries



Contractor Management
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Project Coordinating
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$49,000

Contract Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%
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