$58,071
Avg. Salary
$19.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,957

Profit Sharing

$2,570

The average pay for an Assistant Construction Superintendent is $19.90 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Construction Superintendent is $58,071 per year.

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$0$81K
Salary $40,391 - $79,564
Bonus $103 - $9,735
Profit Sharing $500 - $7,039
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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$37,640 - $81,495
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,371
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.01 - $31.13
Overtime $20.75 - $42.61
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $103 - $9,735
Profit Sharing $500 - $7,039
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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$37,640 - $81,495
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 427

Job Description for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Assistant construction superintendents work for construction companies to provide on-site supervision and work under the direction of the superintendent, who leads the efforts of both regular employees and subcontractors. It's important to make sure that construction is always carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and they must also ensure quality work within certain deadlines and time-constraints.

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Assistant Construction Superintendent Tasks

  • Monitor daily activities and compile reports on progress, compliance, and obstacles.
  • Inspect completed and in progress structures and sites for safety, compliance, and conforming to material and structural needs.
  • Enforce safety and legal regulations to ensure a safe job site.
  • Communicate with subcontractors and field staff to ensure adherence to schedules, plans, and specifications.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Construction Superintendent


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Assistant Construction Superintendents may progress into high-paying roles like Construction Project Manager, where median compensation is $75K annually. Assistant Construction Superintendents moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Commercial Construction Superintendents or Construction Superintendents. The median paychecks in those roles are $14K higher and $13K higher, respectively.

Assistant Construction Superintendent Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Construction Superintendent


Assistant Construction Superintendents seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project, Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Operations Management and Carpenter also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Construction Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Construction Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 588 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Construction Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Assistant Construction Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 205 salaries. An Assistant Construction Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

35%

23%

19%

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-12%

National Average: $56,542

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

For Assistant Construction Superintendents, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Construction Superintendents will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+23 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Miami (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 12 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (12 percent lower) and Phoenix (11 percent lower).

Assistant Construction Superintendent Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Construction Superintendent?

Assistant Construction Superintendent in Boston:
"Very rewarding. We work on interesting products that provide opportunity to learn complex delivery of unique products for a multitude of different types of clients."
Pros: I enjoy the team environment and working with expert tradespeople. I enjoy energizing the trades in the field and using a proactive approach in order to get the job done correctly, the first time around.
Cons: Micro management. Perception of my work ethic generated by my peers and back up to management. It is difficult to work with 25+ people everyday and trust that everyone is pulling their salary worth. Sometimes the environment gets to be gang mentality and produces a negative environment. This slows down team synergy and takes away focus of the tasks at hand. This becomes especially apparent when the project enters into its critical path and seeking certificate of occupancy, etc.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in Phoenix:
"The weather is nice during winter."
Pros: Doesn’t get extremely cold and during summer u can start early in the morning.
Cons: The drive home after work when it 110 degree.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in Tempe:
"Its a great place."
Pros: The office in tempe makes it easy for me to attend my college class and get to the mandatory superintendent meetings we have monthly. Another good thing is that its closer to my house compared to other jobsites.
Cons: The thing that I like least about it is that we have many jobsites not Close to tempe at all. Most of our jobs are oht in phoenix, Scottsdale and Glendale.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in San Diego:
"Tough Job, But Someone has to Do It."
Extremely difficult job in terms of time management and broad scope of knowledge needed in so many different trades... But also extremely gratifying.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in San Diego:
"Adult Day Care."
Pros: Managing subcontractors and solving problems.
Cons: Babysitting adults. Working 10 hour days while only getting paid for eight. Long commute with no per diem.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in Houston:
"Always look for an opportunity to learn."
Be observant and take every day as an opportunity to learn anything and everything you can.

Assistant Construction Superintendent in Thornton:
"How stressful it is."
Be humble but assertive and confident in your skills.

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Key Stats for Assistant Construction Superintendent

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$57,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Assistant Construction Superintendent Salaries

▲8%

Construction Estimating
▲6%


▲3%






▲1%

Job Scheduling
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

AutoCAD
▼1%

Carpenter
▼4%

Operations Management
▼12%

People Management
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%