Electrical Superintendent Salary

Electrical Superintendents in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and roughly nine in ten have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $82K annually, but may range from $51K to $119K per year. Total cash earnings of Electrical Superintendents range from $51K on the low end to $119K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $15K and $10K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Electrical Superintendents claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — around one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance.

$54,156 - $121,493
(Median)
$54K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,836
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$21.51 - $41.57
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$22
$30
$42
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,156 - $121,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,757  
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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$50,503 - $118,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.51 - $41.57  
   
Overtime
$32.62 - $62.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $9,757  
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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$50,503 - $118,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Job Description for Electrical Superintendent

Electrical superintendents oversee all aspects of the planning, implementation, and completion of electrical projects of construction or repair work for construction contractors, private firms, or energy companies. Their duties include examining plans and potential sites, as well as developing a plan to install all electrical wiring and equipment installation needs to a new or renovated building. Electrical superintendents develop and enforce a budget for their projects, as well as supervise workers and field personnel in implementing the electrical plan. They also ensure all safety measures and regulations are followed, as accident prevention and worker safety are high priorities in this potentially dangerous environment. They monitor work progress and coordinate with the site coordinators or general superintendents to deliver progress reports. Testing and maintenance of completed facilities may also be the responsibility of electrical superintendents.

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Electrical Superintendent Tasks

  • Work to make sure contractors’ terms are fulfilled and disputes are resolved.
  • Supervise workers, managers, and contractors to ensure their work follows plans and is on schedule.
  • Oversee the installation of electrical systems in a new project, or inspect and repair of electrical systems in an existing building.
  • Manage project supplies so that products arrive on time and are purchased at lowest possible cost.

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Survey results show that Electrical Superintendents typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Operations Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Construction Estimating as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Project Coordinating and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Superintendent

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $68K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $79K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electrical Superintendents make a median salary of $76K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $81K on average.

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Experience Affects Electrical Superintendent Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Electrical Superintendent Salaries

People Management
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 10%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 24%