The average wage for an Entry-Level General Contractor is $17.08 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Construction Estimating.

$24,903 - $86,656
(Median)
$25K
$55K
$87K
MEDIAN: $54,814
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90%

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$10.31 - $34.65
(Median)
$10
$17
$35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$24,903 - $86,656  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$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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$24,731 - $83,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $34.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$14.59 - $43.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$24,731 - $83,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Skills That Affect General Contractor Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 29%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 26%

Plumbing
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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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