Director of Construction Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Director of Construction is $110,331 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Director of Construction Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$76,060 - $155,757
(Median)
76K
92K
110K
130K
160K
MEDIAN: $110,330
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$76,060 - $155,757  
   
Bonus
$1,292 - $32,779  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $32,973  
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).
)
$79,225 - $180,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 293
Is Director of Construction your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

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).
Read More...
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.

Common Career Paths for Director of Construction

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Director of Construction Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Director of Construction

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
up arrow 27%
Philadelphia
up arrow 16%
Denver
up arrow 12%
Houston
up arrow 11%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Washington
up arrow 5%
Boston
up arrow 2%
Atlanta
0%
National Average
$122,000
Dallas
up arrow 16%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Director of Construction Salaries

National Average
$122,000
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Director of Construction Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 1%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%
National Average
$122,000
Budget Management
up arrow 13%
Operations Management
up arrow 16%
People Management
up arrow 17%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -