$59,123
Avg. Salary
$22.61
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,249

Bonus

$1,155

Profit Sharing

$1,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Foreman is $22.61 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Foreman is $59,123 per year.

$15.79
10%
$22.61
50%
$35.10
90%
MEDIAN $22.61
$39k
10%
$59k
50%
$87k
90%
MEDIAN $59,123
$39,178 - $86,819
$39K
$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $59,123
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90%

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$15.79 - $35.10
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$0$86K
Salary $39,178 - $86,819
Bonus $0.00 - $6,026
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,682
Commission $0.00 - $11,745
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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$35,676 - $83,470
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,570
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.79 - $35.10
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $6.44
Overtime $22.45 - $46.93
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,026
Commission $0.00 - $11,745
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,682
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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$35,676 - $83,470
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,587

Job Description for Construction Foreman

A construction foreperson supervises a construction crew. The construction may relate to the erection or repair of a building or and an infrastructure, such as a bridge. The foreperson will schedule work for the crew and may also be responsible for making proposals and obtaining new jobs. The foreperson will be expected to have construction experience. The foreperson will need to assist the crew wherever help is needed, including carrying out hard labor. The abilities to work in extreme temperatures, to work with hand and power tools, to stand and walk for a long period of time, and to lift heavy objects are essential. The foreperson may also work with designers and architects, in order to create blueprints and diagrams.

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Construction Foreman Tasks
  • Communicate and enforce all safety regulations.
  • Manage supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Coordinate essential personnel on-site for the project.
  • Plan, direct and budget activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities, or systems.
  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work.

Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Foreman


Miller Pipeline Corporation offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $63K.

Common Career Paths for Construction Foreman


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For Construction Foremans, progressing to a Construction Project Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Construction Project Manager can earn $75K annually. Construction Foremans typically move into roles as Construction Project Managers or Commercial Construction Superintendents, and those positions pay $17K more and $17K more, respectively.

Construction Foreman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Construction Foreman


Survey results imply that Construction Foremans deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Welding, Blueprints, and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Roofing Materials Installation and Windows Operating System General Use. For most people, competency in Blueprints indicates knowledge of Project Management and Contractor Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Construction Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 820 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 1,065 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 1,730 salaries. A Construction Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 960 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,436

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

For Construction Foremans, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Construction Foremans will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent), Houston (+12 percent), Baltimore (+9 percent), and San Diego (+7 percent). In San Antonio, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 13 percent less in Phoenix and 8 percent less in Charlotte, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Construction Foreman Reviews

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

Construction Foreman in United States:
"Stressful."
Pros: Constant work.
Cons: To much responsibility's.

Construction Foreman in Indianapolis:
"Work hard."
Be dependable. Show up on time, be organized.

Construction Foreman in Birmingham:
Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, career path, stress levels, perks and valuable skills associated with this job.

Construction Foreman in McPherson:
"Challenging."
Pros: Love to build.
Cons: Too many people in the process.

Construction Foreman in Chicago:
"How people treat you."
Its a very cutthroat industry. The prices are low the expectation high the man power these days is either lacking Knowlege or motivation or worse. Were having a shortage of new recruits and werr getting older.

Construction Foreman in Los Angeles:
"How to read blue prints."
Take some kind of peoject managemwnt and know osha safety rules.

Construction Foreman in Lumberton:
"What top pay is."
Work hard to keep your job and try to b coropertive with other trades.

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Key Stats for Construction Foreman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1397 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Construction Foreman Salaries

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$53,000

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

▲3%


▲1%





National Average
$53,000



Machine Operation
▼2%

Team Leadership
▼2%

Project
▼2%

▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1397 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 45%