Average Construction Foreman Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Construction Foreman is $23.03.
MEDIAN $23.03
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $36
$504 - $6,074
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8,400
$0 - $11,745
Total Pay
$35,965 - $83,773

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Job Description for Construction Foreman

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.
The top respondents for the job title Construction Foreman are from the companies Northern Pipeline, Precision Walls and InfraSource Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at MP NexLevel where the average pay is $30.79. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. and RK Mechanical, earning around $28.50 and $28.00, respectively. Precision Walls pays the lowest at around $20.78. Northern Pipeline and Oldcastle Materials, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $21.00 and $23.50, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Construction Foreman

Skills in Blueprints and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation, People Management and Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman

An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.69 based on 34 salaries. An early career Construction Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.08 based on 1,117 salaries. A mid-career Construction Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.41 based on 1,351 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.28 based on 2,602 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Construction Foreman in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (31.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (11.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.0% less).

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