Entry-Level Construction Foreman Salary

An Entry-Level Construction Foreman earns an average wage of $17.71 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe Acrobat, People Management, and AutoCAD.

$33,768 - $74,954
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,674
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$12.91 - $26.33
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,768 - $74,954  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,019  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$30,201 - $67,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $26.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.79  
Overtime
$18.09 - $37.18  
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 - $4,019  
   
Commission
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,500  
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).
)
$30,201 - $67,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 622
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Construction Foreman Advice

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

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.

Construction Foreman in Richmond:
"..is in the details."
Pay attention to every aspect of the project that you are working on. Master your tasks first and then master the other tasks associated with your scope of work. If you wait around for somebody to tell you what to do then there will always be someone in charge of you. Take some initiative and work at a good pace. Ask questions because you will never know anything if you don't.

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Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 15%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Project
up arrow 9%

Blueprints
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Contractor Management
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Welding
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Construction Estimating
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Roofing Materials Installation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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