$51,783
Avg. Salary
$19.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,983

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Administrator is $19.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Administrator is $51,783 per year.

10%
$14.37
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$19.84
50%
$28.54
90%
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MEDIAN $19.84
10%
$36k
10%
$52k
50%
$81k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $51,783
$36,092 - $81,355
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$81K
MEDIAN: $51,783
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$0$81K
Salary $36,092 - $81,355
Bonus $196 - $6,027
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,801
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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$33,320 - $78,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 265
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.37 - $28.54
Overtime $20.04 - $39.59
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $196 - $6,027
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,801
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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$33,320 - $78,779
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

Job Description for Construction Administrator

Construction administrators are in charge of completing administrative duties during their company's construction projects. They are responsible for ensuring that all required materials are delivered to the work site. In addition, they calculate construction costs to make sure they match construction plans. They relay administrative paperwork and ideas to construction specialists and professionals. Construction administrators need to be able to work well under strict deadlines to make sure all contracts are followed. One of their main tools includes a personal computer to maintain an accurate record of construction supplies and review construction projects.

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Construction Administrator Tasks
  • Understand project specifications and architectural documents.
  • Meet with the general contractor and clients to assist in construction process.
  • Perform on-site inspections of construction progress.
  • Monitor and track construction progress and changes.
  • Write, prepare, and understand specifications.

Construction Administrator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Construction Administrator


Survey results imply that Construction Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Construction Site Inspection and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 54 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Contract Management are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Construction Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 54 salaries. A Construction Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 39 salaries.

Construction Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Administrator?

Construction Administrator in San Jose:
"San Jose."
Pros: San Jose has everything you need within city boundary's. there is no need to travel to other locations to find what you need.
Cons: San Jose can have very high living costs.

Construction Administrator in Fort Myers:
"Very challenging and varied duties, stressful at times."
Pros: Variation and challenging.
Cons: Stress.

Construction Administrator in Bellaire:
"Small Town in the Big City."
Pros: Small town in the middle of everything! Bellaire is a suburb of Houston, that is minutes from the Galleria and right on Loop 610 which provides access to everything quickly (unless there is an accident).
Cons: I have yet to find anything that I was not impressed with.

Construction Administrator in Los Angeles:
"To push for advancement. Don't wait for it to be offered."
It can be stressful and rewarding. Construction usually pays well. Learn all you can and be assertive. Remember that during economical rise or downfall; construction is the first part of the economy to feel it. So jobs are fleeting/temporary.

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Key Stats for Construction Administrator

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Construction Administrator Salaries

▲46%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Construction Administrator Salaries

Construction Site Inspection
▲51%


National Average
$50,000



Microsoft Office
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 27%