Construction Coordinator Salary

Earnings for Construction Coordinators in the United States come in at around $51K annually on average. Cash earnings for Construction Coordinators — including $6K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $80K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but the specific employer and experience level are influential factors as well. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$36,995 - $80,506
$37K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,520
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50%
90%

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$15.58 - $34.79
$16
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.52
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$0$81K
Salary $36,995 - $80,506
Bonus $50.68 - $5,990
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,500
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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$36,204 - $81,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 322
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $15.58 - $34.79
Hourly Tips $14.00
Overtime $22.10 - $54.08
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $50.68 - $5,990
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,500
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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$36,204 - $81,925
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

Job Description for Construction Coordinator

The construction coordinator manages everyone involved in a construction job, including workers, administrative staff, clients, and the owner or developer. Construction coordinators must oversee cost, quality control, and personnel to ensure the construction process goes smoothly. Individuals in this role must know relevant local, state, and federal codes and laws; they must ensure that regulations are followed on the job site. Working with local building inspectors and city hall is also needed, and the construction coordinator serves as a "go between" among the developer, client, workers, and inspectors. The construction coordinator must have excellent knowledge of the phases and specific needs of construction projects; for example, understanding electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work are essential. The ability to oversee personnel and construction costs are necessary, as the construction coordinator must ensure that a project stays on budget.

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Construction Coordinator Tasks

  • Lead daily construction planning, including equipment availability and staff scheduling.
  • Update project documentation and report on progress, obstacles, and timelines.
  • Solicit and compare subcontractor bids, manage subcontractors, and monitor contract compliance.
  • Review blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to monitor progress and quality of work.
  • Monitor project progress and ensure materials are on hand and meet specifications.

Common Career Paths for Construction Coordinator


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There are some Construction Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Construction Managers, where earnings are an average $74K annually. A more common career path for Construction Coordinators is stepping into the role of Construction Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager of Construction.

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Popular Skills for Construction Coordinator


Survey takers working as Construction Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Construction Estimating, Contractor Management, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Organizing, Contract Management, and Purchasing. It is often found that people who know Project Coordinating are also skilled in Contractor Management and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Construction Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 250 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Coordinator 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 143 salaries. An experienced Construction Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 160 salaries. A Construction Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 75 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,022

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

With a pay rate for Construction Coordinators that is 21 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Construction Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+10 percent), Minneapolis (+5 percent), Dallas (+4 percent), and San Francisco (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 16 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis (14 percent lower) and Atlanta (6 percent lower).

Construction Coordinator Reviews

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

Construction Coordinator in Austin:
"It's all about the people."
Pros: Healthcare is a difficult environment to work in due to all the politics but the patients I am helping and the people in my department make it all worth it.
Cons: Doctor's.

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Key Stats for Construction Coordinator

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$51,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries

Budget Management
▲7%




Microsoft Word
▲1%

National Average
$51,000



Microsoft Office
▼4%


▼8%

Purchasing
▼9%

Contract Management
▼12%

Organizing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 18%