$52,188
Avg. Salary
$21.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,007

Bonus

$2,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Coordinator is $21.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Coordinator is $52,188 per year.

$15.68
10%
$21.33
50%
$33.40
90%
MEDIAN $21.33
$37k
10%
$52k
50%
$77k
90%
MEDIAN $52,188
$37,430 - $76,738
$37K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,188
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50%
90%

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$15.68 - $33.40
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$0$78K
Salary $37,430 - $76,738
Bonus $0.00 - $6,283
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,781
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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$36,148 - $78,897
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 608
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $15.68 - $33.40
Hourly Tips $14.00
Overtime $21.61 - $53.00
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,283
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,781
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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$36,148 - $78,897
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 389

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.

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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

20%

4%

2%

-2%

National Average: $51,251

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 Anderson:
"Overall good."
Pros: Diversity of shopping and dining
Cons: Commute

Construction Coordinator in Colorado Springs:
"Project Coordinator."
Pros: The construction projects are always interesting and different.
Cons: The traffic is horrible and the pay isn't as high as I would've thought it to be.

Construction Coordinator in Dallas:
"Government time frame is not the same as private time frame."
Pace yourself and do not load yourself down with busy work. Learn from others around you and don't be intimidated by anyone; everyone starts somewhere. Remember your toughest on yourself so cut yourself some slack and take time to give thanks for every opportunity. Maintain relations with everyone and never take sides in timeless disputes with other department; yes even those guys. Be the change by staying the same.

Construction Coordinator in Boston:
"Very little monetary advancement."

Construction Coordinator in Anderson:
"Avoid a Dead End."
Discuss the role as Construction Coordinator within the context of moving up to actual Project Management. Construction Coordinator should not be an end goal.

Construction Coordinator in Phoenix:
"High Intensity position."
I would encourage the coordinator to learn what to delegate down and how to ensure tasks are getting accomplished but to not micro manage. Know your staff and keep the communication open.

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Construction Coordinator Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Construction Coordinator Salaries

Budget Management
▲6%




Microsoft Word
▲1%

National Average
$51,000



Microsoft Office
▼4%


▼8%

Purchasing
▼10%

Contract Management
▼12%

Organizing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 191 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%