The average salary for an Entry-Level Construction Superintendent is C$74,674 per year.

C$52,014 - C$100,892
C$52K
C$72K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$72,497
10%
50%
90%
C$24.49 - C$44.14
C$24
C$31
C$44
MEDIAN: C$31.32
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$106K
Salary C$52,014 - C$100,892
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,211
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$8,170
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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C$52,627 - C$106,708
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 215
Hourly Data C$0C$110
Hourly Rate C$24.49 - C$44.14
Hourly Tips C$9.60
Overtime C$1.53 - C$110
Annual Data C$0C$106K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,211
Profit Sharing C$97.87 - C$8,170
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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C$52,627 - C$106,708
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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.

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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.

Construction Superintendent Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$72,876

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Construction Superintendent Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Construction Superintendent in Toronto:
"Education and Experience."
Safety is paramount. A clean site is a productive site. Be fair but firm. Get as much education as possible, go to night school is need be. Pay close attention to what is happening and ask a lot of questions. Master something "NEW" everyday. Get Certified, preferably a Gold Seal through the Canadian Construction Association. Plan ahead and go into detail. Review drawings, specifications and contract scope of work well in advance. Check drawings and especially dimensions. It is better to change a line on the drawing than to cut and core concrete. Be mindful of costs and productivity. Try to provide 3 solutions to every challenge.

Construction Superintendent in Halifax:
"Know What You Are Getting Into."
Make sure you make your contract for the amount you are prepared to live with for a while.

Key Stats for Construction Superintendent

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
39%

Skills That Affect Construction Superintendent Salaries

AutoCAD
▲12%

autodesk autocad
▲11%

Adobe Acrobat
▲9%

Project
▲7%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

Microsoft Project
▲3%


Microsoft Word
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$73,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Construction Estimating
▼2%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 15%