An Entry-Level Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $18.26 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,042 - $76,132
$33K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,878
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$13.96 - $27.47
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,042 - $76,132  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$30,737 - $70,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.96 - $27.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$19.50 - $38.36  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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).
)
$30,737 - $70,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 683

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,347

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Construction Foreman Advice

Q: 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.

Construction Foreman in Denver:
"Travel."
Don't make your plans too early. Understand that your guys are human and they can make mistakes.

Construction Foreman in Lompoc:
"Measure twice, cut once."
Be open to learning, knowledge comes with time. Evan though you may think you know it all you don't. Never forget you started in this field and had to learn.

Key Stats for Construction Foreman

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
066
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%



Contractor Management
up arrow 6%

Project
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 5%

Leadership
up arrow 2%


National Average
$45,000

Welding
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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