Entry-Level Construction Foreman Salary

An Entry-Level Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $18.27 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

$29,276 - $73,914
$29K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,459
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$13.85 - $27.25
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,276 - $73,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,099  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$30,530 - $70,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $27.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57  
Overtime
$19.41 - $39.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,099  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$30,530 - $70,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 715

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,305

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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 Mullen:
"Set goals to hit so you have something to keep you on task."
Work beside your men and be open to ideas from your crew .

Construction Foreman in Eugene:
"How to take pride in your work."
Always take the extra time to ensure that everything is carefully assessed and prepare accordingly for production. Take the initiative to be sure that quality craftsmanship shows throughout each phase of work in order to be sure the end result is the same high-quality standard. Doing it slowly, but correct, will always prevail over quickly and spontaneously doing anything, and then redoing the same task.

Construction Foreman in Helena:
"Attitude."
Keeping a positive attitude as we as a high production drive will carry you as far as you want in your company and in life. Leave your work at work and eliminate "I can't" from your vocabulary.

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.

Key Stats for Construction Foreman

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲15%

Microsoft Office
▲13%

Microsoft Word
▲12%

▲9%


Contractor Management
▲9%

Project
▲9%

Project Management
▲6%

Team Leadership
▲6%

Construction Estimating
▲6%

Leadership
▲4%


Welding
▲2%

National Average
$44,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 47%
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