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Vice President (VP), Construction Salary (United States)

VPs of Construction in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $149K annually. Total cash compensation to VPs of Construction bottoms out near $85K and approaches $221K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $59K from bonuses and almost $31K from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most VPs of Construction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Vice President (VP), Construction Salary (?
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$76,026 - $178,277
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
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$76,026 - $178,277  
   
Bonus
$2,447 - $59,131  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $30,837  
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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$84,655 - $221,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Construction

  • 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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VPs of Construction report a narrow range of specific skills. Project Management and Construction Estimating are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Construction Estimating. Competency in Construction Estimating frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$149,000
Charlotte
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Los Angeles
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For VPs of Construction, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. VPs of Construction will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent) and Houston (+3 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 10 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$149,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

National Average
$149,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%