Construction Project Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Construction Project Assistant is $19.88 per hour. A skill in Project Coordinating is associated with high pay for this job.
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$33,694 - $59,765
$34K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,942
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$14.27 - $26.36
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MEDIAN: $19.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,694 - $59,765  
   
Bonus
$486.05 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$30,735 - $59,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.27 - $26.36  
   
Overtime
$18.07 - $49.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$486.05 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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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$30,735 - $59,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Construction Project Assistant

The construction project assistant develops schedules for particular projects being performed by their company. This person does not work on the labor end of construction, but is one of the planners of the project. The construction project assistant communicates with clients regularly, responding to inquiries and answering questions. Additionally, the assistant manages documents such as subcontractor requisitions, vendor invoices, and project activities. Much of the assistant's work is performed inside an office, but occasionally this worker meets with clients outside of their office. Sometimes, the construction project assistant travels to the construction work site to check on the progress of projects, since reporting and presenting progress reports is also his or her duty.

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Construction Project Assistant Tasks

  • Communicate and manage projects with subcontractors.
  • Maintain documentation related to budget, scheduling, and other aspects of construction projects.
  • Ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Communicate with clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Project Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Construction Project Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Project Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Project Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Construction Project Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 35 salaries. A Construction Project Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Construction Project Assistant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Assistant Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$45,000

▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Construction Project Assistant Salaries

Project Coordinating
▲13%




Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


▼2%




AutoCAD
▼16%

Contract Management
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 24%