An Experienced General Contractor earns an average wage of $34.88 per hour. A skill in Carpentry is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,374 - $117,070
$33K
$65K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,869
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50%
90%

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$19.72 - $60.00
$20
$35
$60
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,374 - $117,070  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,225  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $79,892  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$39,687 - $123,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.72 - $60.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.68  
Overtime
$19.31 - $113.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,225  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $79,892  
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).
)
$39,687 - $123,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 289

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Key Stats for General Contractor

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect General Contractor Salaries

Carpentry
up arrow 15%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$71,000

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

framing
up arrow 8%

Plumbing
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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