VPs of Construction receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $127K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. With some bonuses approaching $51K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $30K, overall incomes of VPs of Construction spread between $83K and $222K depending on individual performance. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,904 - $184,019
MEDIAN: $127,287

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$78,904 - $184,019  
$4,908 - $50,901  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $30,100  
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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).
$83,146 - $221,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Construction

Vice presidents (VPs) of construction are generally responsible for overseeing and directing (beneath the president of construction) the activities and expenditures of a construction company, as well as ensuring that all construction team workers are planning and designing structures according to the plans set forth by the the president. They may also oversee time-sensitive budgets on all projects and assure clients that jobs will be completed within specific time-frames.


Vice President (VP), Construction Tasks

  • Manage and coordinate land entitlement and construction development projects.
  • Execute due diligence inspections, contracts, order changes, and project cost estimates.
  • Direct construction managers and designers and aid in solving budget, scheduling and field problems.
  • Support CEO and aid in identification and negotiation of new construction and development opportunities.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

National Average

Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Budget Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 14%