An Entry-Level Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $18.20 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,713 - $77,335
(Median)
$32K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,041
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90%

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$13.81 - $27.24
(Median)
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,713 - $77,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,916  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,483  
Commission
$1,250  
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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$30,562 - $70,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $27.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.46 - $38.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,916  
   
Commission
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,483  
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).
)
$30,562 - $70,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 660
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,012

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Construction Foreman Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Construction Foreman in Tampa:
"Strive to be the best."
Always try and learn everybody can be a teacher to you no matter age or experience or trade. Stay open minded try until you succeed. And strive to be better than the day before.

Construction Foreman in Greenville:
"How to fabricate."
Learn as much as you can and take any and all classes that will help you develop in your field of work.

Construction Foreman in Atlanta:
"Treat people with respect."
Keep a level head, listen to others, be persistent, work hard, learn your trade.

Construction Foreman in Minneapolis:
"Join the union."
Join a union. They will give you a fair wage and take care of your family. They will also train you properly.

Construction Foreman in Manassas:
Make sure to choose the company you work for wisely. There is a huge difference between a job and a career.

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Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Project
up arrow 8%


Team Leadership
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Contractor Management
up arrow 6%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

Welding
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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