Entry-Level Construction Project Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Construction Project Assistants can expect wages of $17.30 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Entry-Level Construction Project Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,955 - $56,221
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$45K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,791
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$13.18 - $25.64
$13
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$26
MEDIAN: $17.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,955 - $56,221  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $3,091  
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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$29,266 - $58,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $25.64  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $50.00  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$193.92 - $3,091  
   
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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$29,266 - $58,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Key Stats for Construction Project Assistant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Construction Project Assistant Salaries

Project
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Contractor Management
▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

National Average
$42,000

Project Management
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

Adobe Photoshop
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 23%