Director of Construction Salary

The average salary for a Director of Construction is $114,845 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$77,107 - $164,032
(Median)
$77K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $114,845
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$24.66 - $74.50
(Median)
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$50
$74
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$77,107 - $164,032  
   
Bonus
$1,977 - $35,305  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $31,182  
Commission
$21,875  
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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$80,301 - $185,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 571
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$56.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,977 - $35,305  
   
Commission
$21,875  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $31,182  
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).
)
$80,301 - $185,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,006

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Experience Affects Director of Construction Salaries


National Average
$125,000




Skills That Affect Director of Construction Salaries


Construction Estimating
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Contract Negotiation
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Project Management
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National Average
$125,000

Operations Management
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Contract Management
up arrow 11%

Construction Site Inspection
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People Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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