Entry-Level Construction Superintendent, Residential Salary

Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents can expect to earn an average of $49K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents bottoms out near $32K and approaches $68K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by one-fourth. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,745 - $65,604
$36K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,749
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$12.75 - $28.10
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,745 - $65,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,291  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$32,196 - $68,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $28.10  
   
Overtime
$2.21 - $42.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,291  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$32,196 - $68,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,318

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For Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents, Denver provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+14 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Fort Worth, 13 percent below the national average.

Construction Superintendent, Residential Advice

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

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Fort Myers:
`"$Learn as much as possible."`
I would try to absorb as much info as possible about products, trades, and business practices.

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Portland:
`"$Know what you are getting into."`
This is a high pressure job.Deadlines are based on corporate decisions not yours. You must know building codes, trade and industry standards, and be extremely organized in order to survive. Burnout occurs frequently in this position.Benefits are good but pay vs hours worked is lacking in my company.Bonuses need to be higher to match level of skill and experience.

Key Stats for Construction Superintendent, Residential

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent, Residential Salaries

▲4%

Job Scheduling
▲4%

Project Management
▲2%

Contractor Management
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Construction Estimating
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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