Director of Construction Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Director of Construction is $109,656 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Director of Construction Total Pay (?
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$76,151 - $155,360
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$76,151 - $155,360  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $30,979  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $39,753  
Total Pay (?
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$79,288 - $177,495  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Job Description for Director of Construction

  • Review project progress, address issues, and adjust schedules and budgets.
  • Develop and report on project and department budgets.
  • Review scope of work, contracts, and construction plans, and schedule and assign work.
  • Write, evaluate, and manage bids for work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Construction

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Philadelphia
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Chicago
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Washington
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Boston
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Atlanta
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National Average
$122,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Director of Construction Salaries

National Average
$122,000
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Director of Construction Salaries

Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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National Average
$122,000
Budget Management
up arrow 12%
Operations Management
up arrow 16%
People Management
up arrow 17%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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