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Construction Project Leader Salary

The average salary for a Construction Project Leader is $76,659 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
$48,936 - $161,073
MEDIAN: $76,658

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$48,936 - $161,073  
$0.00 - $25,168  
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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).
$45,861 - $178,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Construction Project Leader

A construction project leader is responsible for a wide variety of tasks to ensure projects are completed accurately, on time, and within budget. They are in charge of overseeing projects' overall planning, which includes providing a technical direction, creating schedules, collaborating with relevant staff members, and generating budgets. Generally, these leaders create teams, develop each team's goals, and assign responsibilities; they develop work plans and revise them as needed.


Construction Project Leader Tasks

  • Work with planning and construction teams to meet deliverable goals.
  • Create, validate, update and oversee invoicing and budgets for projects.
  • Work with clients and internal teams to determine feasibility, risks and priorities.
  • Set schedules and staffing for multiple construction projects.
  • Document scope of work and update if situations change.

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%