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First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Salary

Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $62K per year on average but can range from $38K to $97K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and just under one-half claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$39,707 - $90,953
(Median)
$40K
$62K
$91K
MEDIAN: $61,953
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$15.49 - $37.07
(Median)
$15
$22
$37
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,707 - $90,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$37,772 - $96,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $37.07  
   
Overtime
$17.08 - $51.17  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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).
)
$37,772 - $96,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers oversee the work of relevant employees within their company. While at times this individual work alongside the other workers, the supervisor/manager is also responsible for a number of managerial tasks such as employee supervision, guidance, and scheduling. The manager/supervisor must ensure safety standards are followed at all times and provide discipline to employees as necessary. It is essential that managers/supervisors are able to assess the work of others and coach them toward improved output. While not usually involved in the hiring of workers, the manager assigns work to subordinates and evaluates them while accomplishing the goals set by their own supervisor.

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First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Tasks

  • Maintain safety standards and conduct audits and quality assurance tests.
  • Manage budget and schedule for construction projects.
  • Prepare and oversee the site, including daily walkthroughs and checking for proper materials and tools.
  • Oversee, schedule, and manage construction staff, contractors, and suppliers to complete work on time.
  • Hire, assign tasks, and oversee completion by trade workers contracted for particular jobs.

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Popular Skills for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers


Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. For most people, competency in Blueprints indicates knowledge of Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Contractor Management.

Pay by Experience Level for First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

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


For Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $46K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $54K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers make a median salary of $61K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $66K on average.

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Experience Affects First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Salaries


National Average
$62,000



Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect First-Line Supervisor / Manager of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 3%

Contractor Management
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

National Average
$62,000

Project
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 36%