Vice President (VP), Construction Salary

Salaries for VPs of Construction in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($125K) per year. With some bonuses approaching $52K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $31K, overall incomes of VPs of Construction spread between $85K and $219K depending on individual performance. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for VPs of Construction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,257 - $178,335
(Median)
$77K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $124,831
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Salary
$77,257 - $178,335  
   
Bonus
$2,250 - $52,111  
Profit Sharing
$2,980 - $30,740  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$84,503 - $219,198  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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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.

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Vice President (VP), Construction Tasks

  • 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.
  • Manage and coordinate land entitlement and construction development projects.
  • Execute due diligence inspections, contracts, order changes, and project cost estimates.

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Professional skills reported by VPs of Construction are few in number. Those who have experience with Project Management, Construction Estimating, and Contract Negotiation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Contract Negotiation and Construction Estimating. Aptitude in Construction Estimating tends to also indicate an understanding of Project Management.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$145,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

National Average
$145,000

Project Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
61%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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