The average hourly pay for a Construction Foreman in Canada is C$30.29.
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Job Description for Construction Foreman
A construction foreperson supervises a construction crew. The construction may relate to the erection or repair of a building or and an infrastructure, such as a bridge. The foreperson will schedule work for the crew and may also be responsible for making proposals and obtaining new jobs. The foreperson will be expected to have construction experience. The foreperson will need to assist the crew wherever help is needed, including carrying out hard labor. The abilities to work in extreme temperat…Read more
Construction Foreman Tasks
- Communicate and enforce all safety regulations.
- Manage supplies, materials, and equipment.
- Coordinate essential personnel on-site for the project.
- Plan, direct and budget activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities, or systems.
- Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work.
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Skills in Blueprints, Contractor Management, People Management and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman
An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$20.99 based on 5 salaries. An early career Construction Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$26.43 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Construction Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.48 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$31.13 based on 291 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$34.
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Employees with Construction Foreman in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (14.0% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.3% less), Ottawa, Ontario (2.3% less) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (2.0% less).
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