The average salary for a Construction Superintendent in Canada is C$91,777.
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Job Description for Construction Superintendent
A construction superintendent supervises every aspect of a building project, including by reporting on progress to owners, handling basic proposals, and managing contracts. Depending on the project, a construction superintendent also may assist in the physical aspect of construction. In addition, a person who holds this position must make sure that a particular project is within the parameters a set budget and relevant laws. Construction superintendents' hours can be somewhat irregular, sinc…Read more
Construction Superintendent Tasks
- Plan, coordinate and schedule construction projects.
- Is responsible for the quality of work and for keeping the project on time and within budget.
- Is the sole person in supervision over the construction workers.
Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Superintendent
The top respondents for the job title Construction Superintendent are from the companies Ellis Don, PCL Construction, Inc. and Ledcor Construction Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. where the average pay is C$114,882. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bondfield and Aecon Group Inc, earning around C$110,000 and C$96,000, respectively. PCL Construction, Inc. pays the lowest at around C$81,927. Ellis Don and Ledcor Construction Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$85,552 and C$92,432, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Construction Superintendent
Skills in Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Project Management, Contractor Management and Blueprints.
Pay by Experience Level for Construction Superintendent
An entry-level Construction Superintendent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$61,760 based on 32 salaries. An early career Construction Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,566 based on 233 salaries. A mid-career Construction Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$86,421 based on 333 salaries. An experienced Construction Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$96,074 based on 400 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$104,050.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Construction Superintendent in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 14.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (10.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.1% less), Halifax, Nova Scotia (12.7% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.6% less).
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