An Entry-Level Construction Superintendent earns an average salary of $56,749 per year.

$39,521 - $77,921
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,749
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$14.72 - $33.00
(Median)
$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,521 - $77,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,891  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$38,007 - $80,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 769
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $33.00  
   
Overtime
$21.13 - $50.65  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,891  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
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).
)
$38,007 - $80,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,601

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Construction Superintendent Advice

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

Construction Superintendent in Harrisburg:
"Construction Superintendent."
Don't be afraid to go for the job. The worst they can say is no. If you don't have all the credentials they are looking for, they may still call you because you have a great work history. You might be who they are looking for. Again, the worst that'll happen is they'll say, no. Learn to accept failure because it only makes you that much better.

Construction Superintendent in Raleigh-Durham:
"Knowledge and communication."
People and communication skills are a big part of your job. Clients these days are highly educated knowing that, you need to have a good knowledge of the construction process.

Construction Superintendent in Murfreesboro:
"Don't try to do everything alone!"
Hire good help. Its a rough job. If it was easy women and children would do it.

Construction Superintendent in Wausau:
"Organization."
Multi- tasking is critical in this position, the more organized you are the better you are going to be in this position.

Construction Superintendent in Petaluma:
"Give it your all."
Work ethic is most important, give as much of your time and mentoring young carpenters!

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Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent Salaries

Microsoft Project
up arrow 8%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 2%

Project Management
0%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$57,000

Contractor Management
up arrow 1%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 4%

Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 10%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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