A Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $20.64 per hour.
Construction Foreman Total Pay (?
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$34,644 - $82,734
(Median)
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54K
67K
83K
MEDIAN: $54,049
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Construction Foreman Total Pay (?
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$14.83 - $32.02
(Median)
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32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,644 - $82,734  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,766  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,877  
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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$33,285 - $78,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $32.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.54  
Overtime
$20.60 - $45.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,919  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,877  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,766  
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).
)
$33,285 - $78,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,179
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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
Chicago
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Houston
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Experience Affects Construction Foreman Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

Contractor Management
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Blueprints
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Machine Operation
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National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Microsoft Word
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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
10%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 41%
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