The average salary for a Construction Superintendent in Canada is C$92,264.
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What Do Construction Superintendents Do?
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
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Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Superintendent
The top respondents for the job title Construction Superintendent are from the companies Ledcor Construction Ltd., PCL Construction, Inc. and Ellis Don. Reported salaries are highest at CHANDOS Construction where the average pay is C$129,716. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EllisDon Construction Services Inc. and PCL Construction, Inc., earning around C$106,000 and C$95,000, respectively. Ledcor Construction Ltd. pays the lowest at around C$86,939. Acadian Construction and EllisDon Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$87,000 and C$88,437, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Superintendents?
Skills in Project Management, Job Scheduling and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contractor Management and Blueprints.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Superintendents?
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$62,376 based on 6 salaries. An early career Construction Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$74,536 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Construction Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$87,774 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Construction Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$96,424 based on 313 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$105,223.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Construction Superintendent in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (10.9% more) and Victoria, British Columbia (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.7% less), Ottawa, Ontario (4.6% less) and Calgary, Alberta (0.3% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 952 survey responses.