$59,064
Avg. Salary
$21.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$971

Profit Sharing

$2,000

Commission

$5,000

The average pay for a Construction Contractor is $21.63 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Contractor is $59,064 per year.

$12
10%
$22
50%
$46
90%
MEDIAN $22
$28,520 - $109,650
$29K
$59K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,064
10%
50%
90%

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$12.14 - $45.77
$12
$22
$46
MEDIAN: $21.63
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$0$109K
Salary $28,520 - $109,650
Bonus $0.00 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,639
Commission $5,000
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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$26,079 - $103,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 314
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.14 - $45.77
Hourly Tips $0.49
Overtime $12.98 - $38.42
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,899
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,639
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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$26,079 - $103,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 597

Job Description for Construction Contractor

Construction contractors, often referred to as "construction managers," are in charge of planning and maintaining a variety of construction projects involving commercial/residential buildings and even public works projects. They may also be responsible for obtaining building permits or licenses for these projects.

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Construction Contractor Tasks

  • Plan and manage a construction project, providing labor, materials, and equipment and overseeing subcontractors.
  • Make sure all government regulations are followed, proper permits are obtained, and required inspections carried out.
  • Monitor project progress to ensure it stays on time and within budget.
  • Negotiate contract terms with clients and work with clients and architects to create project plans.
  • Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.

Construction Contractor Pay By Employer

$0$112K

Self-Employed
12 profiles
$71,978

Common Career Paths for Construction Contractor


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Popular Skills for Construction Contractor

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Contractor

Pay by Experience for a Construction Contractor has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Contractor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Contractor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Construction Contractor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 160 salaries. A Construction Contractor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 133 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-3%

National Average: $51,533

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

Construction Contractor Reviews

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

Construction Contractor in Phoenix:
"Good."
Pros: The Scenery
Cons: The Coldness

Construction Contractor in Sealy:
"Framing and roofing."
Pros: I work all over but when i work in sealy i dont gotta drive far
Cons: Short drive to job

Construction Contractor in Lake Charles:
Pros: The amount of good jobs In the area make my jobs easier and more profitable.
Cons: The distance I travel requiring longer days spent away from home.

Construction Contractor in Santa Clarita:
"False promises."
They always promise you the world but never deliver.

Construction Contractor in San Francisco:
"That everything/everyone in this industry is late."
Be prepared for delays.

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Key Stats for Construction Contractor

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Construction Contractor Salaries

▲21%

▲5%

National Average
$52,000

▼7%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Construction Contractor Salaries

▲16%




National Average
$52,000

Plumbing
▼1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼3%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼29%

Drywall
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 83%