Vice President (VP), Construction Salary

On average, VPs of Construction in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($132K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Total incomes of VPs of Construction incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $50K from bonuses and close to $26K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $80K and $223K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. Job satisfaction for VPs of Construction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$77,675 - $184,916
$78K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $131,738
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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$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$77,675 - $184,916  
   
Bonus
$4,921 - $50,403  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
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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$80,046 - $223,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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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

  • 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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $144,764

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for VPs of Construction, New York offers exceptional salaries, 65 percent above the national average. VPs of Construction will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+39 percent) and Chicago (+37 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a VP of Construction's salary, with Indianapolis VPs of Construction earning salaries that are 37 percent less than the national average. Atlanta and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 34 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Construction

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
58%
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$145,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$145,000


Budget Management
▼14%

Operations Management
▼31%

Contract Negotiation
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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