Entry-Level Construction Superintendent, Residential Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents is around $49K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents generally range from $32K to $68K depending on individual performance. Although roughly one-half lack health benefits of any kind, around half do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a third get dental coverage, too. Most Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$35,839 - $65,821
$36K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,549
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.22 - $28.75
$12
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.83
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,839 - $65,821  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $10,261  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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).
)
$32,167 - $68,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.22 - $28.75  
   
Overtime
$2.30 - $42.29  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$197.27 - $10,261  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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).
)
$32,167 - $68,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Construction Superintendent, Residential Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,179

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Denver offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Residential Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+14 percent) and Austin (+1 percent). Fort Worth ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 12 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 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
20%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent, Residential Salaries

▲4%

Job Scheduling
▲4%

Project Management
▲3%

Contractor Management
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Construction Estimating
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 48%
ADVERTISEMENT