The average salary for a Construction Superintendent is $68,907 per year.Pay goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Construction Superintendent Total Pay (?
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$45,603 - $99,444
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MEDIAN: $68,906
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Construction Superintendent Total Pay (?
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$16.57 - $41.24
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,603 - $99,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,005  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $10,338  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$44,090 - $105,425  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.57 - $41.24  
   
Overtime
$23.43 - $60.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,005  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $10,338  
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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$44,090 - $105,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,374
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Construction Superintendent Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Blueprints
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Contractor Management
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National Average
$70,000
Construction Estimating
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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
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
39%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 24%
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