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Director of Construction Salary

The average salary for a Director of Construction is $110,173 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$74,243 - $155,570
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $110,173
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$74,243 - $155,570  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $38,819  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $35,000  
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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$76,966 - $181,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 340
United States (change)

Job Description for Director of Construction

Director of construction are most common in companies that perform regular construction-related tasks, which can range from government agencies (such as departments of transportation) to universities to large retail brands, among others. Educational requirements typically include a bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or another relevant field. Specific experience requirements vary based on the position, but jobs requiring a minimum of 10 years of related experience are common. Some positions also require specific experience in the type of construction performed (such as in the retail field).

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Director of Construction Tasks

  • 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.

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Experience Affects Director of Construction Salaries


National Average
$121,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Director of Construction Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$121,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 13%

People Management
up arrow 16%

Operations Management
up arrow 19%

Contract Management
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%