Construction Foreman Salary (United States)

A Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $20.68 per hour.
Construction Foreman Salary (?
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$35,353 - $83,181
(Median)
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54K
68K
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MEDIAN: $54,263
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Construction Foreman Salary (?
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$14.83 - $31.80
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,353 - $83,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,899  
Profit Sharing
$0.42 - $6,153  
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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$33,422 - $78,144  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 734
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $31.80  
   
Overtime
$20.84 - $45.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.42 - $6,153  
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).
)
$33,422 - $78,144  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,253
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Job Description for Construction Foreman

A construction foreman works in offices and on the site of construction zones, overseeing work and making sure everything is up to code and is being built safely and correctly. This job requires a good eye for detail, management skills, organization, leadership and the ability to read blueprints.
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Construction Foreman Tasks
  • Coordinate essential personnelon-site for the project.
  • Communicate and enforce all safety regulations.
  • Manage supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Plan, direct and budget activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities or systems.
  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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San Diego
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Pittsburgh
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Houston
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Austin
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Baltimore
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National Average
$51,000
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Construction Foreman Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

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Contractor Management
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Blueprints
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Machine Operation
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Adobe Acrobat
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Project Management
0%
Project
0%
AutoCAD
0%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Construction Estimating
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 41%
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