Foreman Assistant Salary

A sizeable majority of Foreman Assistants in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.74 per hour. Total cash compensation for Foreman Assistants generally runs between $28K and $72K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K. For the most part, Foreman Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and over one-half have dental, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,774 - $89,396
$35K
$42K
$89K
MEDIAN: $41,583
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$12.25 - $28.60
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MEDIAN: $16.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,774 - $89,396  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$27,833 - $71,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$7.83 - $44.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$27,833 - $71,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Foreman Assistant

  • Work under the Foreman to oversee a construction team.
  • Keep detailed work records and prepare and file progress reports.
  • Act on behalf of the foreman in their absence.
  • Streamline plant operations and increase productivity.
  • Provide regular maintenance and repairs to equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Foreman Assistant

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


For Foreman Assistants, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $35K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $36K. Foreman Assistants bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Foreman Assistants who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $51K.

Key Stats for Foreman Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Foreman Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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