Entry-Level General Contractor Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level General Contractor is $17.34 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Construction Estimating and Project Management.

$24,358 - $86,162
$24K
$54K
$86K
MEDIAN: $54,424
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$10.40 - $30.72
$10
$17
$31
MEDIAN: $17.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$24,358 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,816  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $84,430  
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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$25,079 - $82,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $30.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.29  
Overtime
$14.57 - $38.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,816  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $84,430  
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).
)
$25,079 - $82,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Key Stats for General Contractor

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect General Contractor Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲26%

Project Management
▲17%

Plumbing
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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