Construction Superintendent Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Construction Superintendent is $69,757 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Construction Superintendent Salary (?
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$46,178 - $100,352
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MEDIAN: $69,756
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Construction Superintendent Salary (?
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$16.90 - $42.04
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,178 - $100,352  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,778  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,082  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
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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$44,858 - $105,932  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,996
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.90 - $42.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.42  
Overtime
$24.02 - $61.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,778  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,082  
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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$44,858 - $105,932  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 667
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Job Description for Construction Superintendent

A construction superintendent supervises every aspect of a building project, including by reporting on progress to owners, handling basic proposals, and managing contracts. Depending on the project, a construction superintendent also may assist in the physical aspect of construction. In addition, a person who holds this position must make sure that a particular project is within the parameters a set budget and relevant laws.
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Construction Superintendent Tasks
  • Is the sole person in supervision over the construction workers.
  • Is responsible for the quality of work and for keeping the project on time and within budget.
  • Plan, coordinate and schedule construction projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Superintendent

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Construction Superintendent Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent Salaries

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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Scheduling
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$71,000
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 24%
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