$57,910
Avg. Salary
$19.01
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,495

Bonus

$1,990

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Project Manager, Construction is $19.01 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Project Manager, Construction is $57,910 per year.

$14.08
10%
$19.01
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$29.00
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MEDIAN $19.01
$40k
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$80k
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MEDIAN $57,910
$40,433 - $80,032
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MEDIAN: $57,910
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$14.08 - $29.00
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$0$81K
Salary $40,433 - $80,032
Bonus $491 - $7,936
Profit Sharing $0.86 - $5,988
Commission $495 - $17,172
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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$36,486 - $81,256
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,520
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.08 - $29.00
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $21.09 - $43.47
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $491 - $7,936
Commission $495 - $17,172
Profit Sharing $0.86 - $5,988
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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$36,486 - $81,256
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,405

Job Description for Assistant Project Manager, Construction

Assistant project managers in construction are responsible for communicating with people involved in a project (owners, vendors, subcontractors, etc.), and with a design team. Assistant project managers typically review plans and drawings, prepare estimates according to budgets, hold meetings and set and oversee construction schedules. People in this position might also write contracts. These managers work indoors and outdoors depending on the project. Some work (such as paperwork) might be done indoors, either in an established office or an "on-site" office, which is a designated area in the location of construction, such as a trailer that is set on-site for the duration of the project. Assistant project managers work with engineers, builders, owners and people who oversee the financial aspects of the project. They also work with safety personnel to ensure that such requirements are being legally met. While there is typically no specific school program for such positions, this is a demanding job that requires excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with and lead a team. A knowledge of software specific to various construction tasks is generally required. People in this type of position should be able to smoothly handle a variety of situations and problems that may arise--sometimes several at once--and either solve them or work with others involved in order to come to cooperative resolution. Being involved in construction often means that work takes place during times when traffic or certain populations are not around, but this is not always the case. So, assistant project managers must be able to do their work regardless what is happening around them. They might be required to work at night or during the day, any day of the week. The work is mental and may involve certain physical capabilities in an indoor or outdoor setting. They may be employed by small or large firms, and can handle everything from small to huge construction projects. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Assistant Project Manager, Construction Tasks
  • Assist in estimating project scope and costs.
  • Provide on site management of construction projects.
  • Manage projects with subcontractors.
  • Communicate with clients and subcontractors.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction Pay By Employer

$0$101K

$86,631

$57,127

$58,828

$68,130

$65,000

$81,086

$77,931

Whiting-Turner
13 profiles
$68,533

$58,581

$65,996

Common Career Paths for Assistant Project Manager, Construction


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Assistant Project Managers of Construction who advance into the role of a Construction Senior Project Manager are fairly uncommon. Construction Senior Project Managers on average earn $111K per year. A common career progression for an Assistant Project Manager of Construction is to become a Construction Project Manager or a Construction Project Manager. Compared to Assistant Project Managers of Construction, the first group earns $15K more on average, and the second group earns $21K more.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Project Manager, Construction


Survey results imply that Assistant Project Managers of Construction deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Contract Management, Contractor Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 10 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Adobe Acrobat, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Project Manager, Construction

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Project Manager, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Project Manager, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 2,467 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Project Manager, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 858 salaries. An experienced Assistant Project Manager, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 461 salaries. An Assistant Project Manager, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 123 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,886

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

For Assistant Project Managers of Construction, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 52 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Project Managers of Construction will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+30 percent), Washington (+14 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Philadelphia (+11 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Project Manager, Construction?

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Houston:
"Office Management."
Pros: The ability to take on the project and complete on time. With the direction of upper management the projects were completed with no problems.
Cons: The drive and traffic in Katy, Texas.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Brookfield:
"Responsibility, Communication and attention to details."
Pros: Working with a team to help get the job done and accomplishing the company's goals.
Cons: No drinking water for employee's. Lack of interest in following up employee reviews. Will not change or upgrade company's procedures to accommodate productive work for employee's.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Washington:
"Mid-Level DC General Contractor."
Pros: The idea of getting to see a tangible product to which you can say "I helped build that" is amazing. The connections you make by being involved with so many trades allows for movement and opportunities to appear. The people are much more down to earth. Don't have to watch what you say quite as much as a normal desk job.
Cons: As it is construction, the hours are never very consistent. We are asked to work far more than 40 hours a week. The stress associated with this job is rather high. Our company is understaffed for the amount of work we are doing.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Boston:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Flexible hours.
Cons: Office conditions, office culture, management.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Covington:
"Laid back hard working environment."
Pros: Learning many new things, lots of opportunity to lead, but also to learn from others. Always changing and fast-paced.
Cons: Intense personalities and passing of blame for failures to others.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Charleston:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing a finished product. Not doing the same thing every day.
Cons: The long hours required when there is a deadline.

Assistant Project Manager, Construction in Houston:
"Work Responsabilities."
Pros: Managing the projects.
Cons: Not being able to satisfy all of the public.

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Key Stats for Assistant Project Manager, Construction

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1154 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Assistant Project Manager, Construction Salaries

▲14%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
$56,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Assistant Project Manager, Construction Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1154 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 20%