Vice President (VP), Construction Salary

On average, VPs of Construction in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($125K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Overall cash earnings for VPs of Construction stretch from $85K on the lower end to $220K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $56K from bonuses and $33K from profit sharing. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. For the most part, VPs of Construction enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$76,275 - $178,186
MEDIAN: $125,189

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$76,275 - $178,186  
$2,517 - $56,096  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $32,700  
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).
$84,819 - $219,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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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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Typical VPs of Construction report a focused set of job skills. Project Management and Construction Estimating are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Construction Estimating and Project Management. Competency in Construction Estimating frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries


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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Job Satisfaction

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


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%