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. Cash earnings for VPs of Construction — including $56K in bonuses and $32K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $85K to $221K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for VPs of Construction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$76,139 - $178,568
(Median)
$76K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $124,944
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$76,139 - $178,568  
   
Bonus
$2,525 - $55,984  
Profit Sharing
$3,020 - $32,481  
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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$84,547 - $221,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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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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Survey takers who work as 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 pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating. It is not unusual for someone who knows Construction Estimating to be familiar with Project Management as well.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries


Experienced
0%

National Average
$146,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

National Average
$146,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
61%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%
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