Entry-Level Construction Superintendent Salary

An Entry-Level Construction Superintendent earns an average salary of $56,792 per year.

$39,676 - $79,607
$40K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,830
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50%
90%

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$14.84 - $33.49
$15
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,676 - $79,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,039  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$38,176 - $81,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 803
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.84 - $33.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.72 - $48.61  
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 - $10,039  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,696  
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).
)
$38,176 - $81,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,140

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Construction Superintendent Advice

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

Construction Superintendent in Miami:
"Construction Superintendent."
Do the right thing no matter what, never look the other way. Treat every one with respect.

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!

Construction Superintendent in Raleigh:
""It is always now""
-Don't expect anyone to do anything they're supposed to do; the way they're supposed to do it, without supervision...especially if it will impact you. That goes for co-workers, trade partners, supervisors, inspectors and everybody in between. -Don't allow yourself to be taken advantage of. -Eliminate the "favor" dynamic between yourself and your vendors/trades by holding everybody accountable. -Do not work for free. -Don't underestimate the incompetence level of architects and engineers; more often than not...they are unbelievably bad at providing good service. -Learn to be proactive as opposed to reactive...this takes experience; once you've failed at something once, you have everything you need to prevent it from happening again. -Treat everyone you meet with respect. -Do not burn bridges; even when a relationship becomes irreconcilable, find a way to mitigate any lasting damage; you may be forced into working with that company/person later on in your career. -Communicate.

Key Stats for Construction Superintendent

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent Salaries

Microsoft Project
▲7%



Adobe Acrobat
▲3%

▲2%



Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Scheduling
▼0%

National Average
$57,000



Microsoft Word
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

Construction Site Inspection
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 33%
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