Vice President (VP), Construction Salary

Men account for the majority of VPs of Construction in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $133K per year. Total cash compensation to VPs of Construction approaches anywhere from $81K on the lower end to $213K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $49K from bonuses and upwards of $35K from profit sharing. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$77,866 - $184,064
$78K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $133,067
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$77,866 - $184,064  
   
Bonus
$3,606 - $49,493  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,521  
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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$81,274 - $213,406  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189

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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: $143,792

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

VPs of Construction will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 66 percent. VPs of Construction will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+40 percent) and Chicago (+38 percent). VPs of Construction in Indianapolis make 36 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (34 percent less) and Houston (17 percent less).

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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 19 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
59%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$144,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$144,000


Budget Management
▼13%

Contract Negotiation
▼30%

Operations Management
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 12%
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