A General Contractor with Construction Estimating skills earns an average wage of $31.01 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$34,785 - $119,599
$35K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $60,676
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90%

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$17.44 - $54.92
$17
$31
$55
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,785 - $119,599  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $80,457  
Commission
$19,653  
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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$36,172 - $125,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.44 - $54.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.68  
Overtime
$0.00 - $112.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
Commission
$19,653  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $80,457  
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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$36,172 - $125,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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Pay by Experience Level for General Contractor

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

Key Stats for General Contractor

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects General Contractor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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