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Director of Construction Salary

The average salary for a Director of Construction is $110,955 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$74,747 - $157,991
(Median)
$75K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $110,954
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50%
90%

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$17.06 - $74.50
(Median)
$17
$48
$74
MEDIAN: $47.00
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50%
90%

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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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$74,747 - $157,991  
   
Bonus
$2,009 - $39,766  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $32,438  
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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$77,690 - $185,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.06 - $74.50  
   
National Annualized 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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,009 - $39,766  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $32,438  
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).
)
$77,690 - $185,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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.

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Experience Affects Director of Construction Salaries


National Average
$122,000



Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Director of Construction Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Project Management
0%

Construction Estimating
0%

Contract Negotiation
0%

National Average
$122,000

Contract Management
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Construction Site Inspection
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%