$60,161
Avg. Salary
$24.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,046

Bonus

$1,952

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Superintendent, Residential is $24.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Superintendent, Residential is $60,161 per year.

10%
$15.17
10%
$24.89
50%
$40.70
90%
90%
MEDIAN $24.89
10%
$41k
10%
$60k
50%
$87k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $60,161
$41,385 - $87,131
$41K
$60K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,161
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90%

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$15.17 - $40.70
$15
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MEDIAN: $24.89
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$0$94K
Salary $41,385 - $87,131
Bonus $519 - $15,326
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,849
Commission $6,000
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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$40,615 - $94,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,140
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $15.17 - $40.70
Hourly Tips $0.43
Overtime $20.76 - $54.42
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $519 - $15,326
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,849
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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$40,615 - $94,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 273

Job Description

A residential construction superintendent holds a managerial position that involves overseeing the construction of houses and major home renovation or remodeling jobs. This person works to ensure that buildings are created using proper procedures, according to design and development specifications, and in adherence with agreed-upon schedules and budgeting.

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Construction Superintendent, Residential Tasks
  • Oversee, direct, and coordinate all aspects of the completion of residential construction projects.
  • Manage, coordinate, and supervise subcontractors, keeping track of each group's activities.
  • Communicate regularly with project owners, discussing project progress and answering questions.
  • Monitor the project to make sure it stays within budget, write and submit proposals for budget changes.
  • Schedule the completion of different phases of the project, making sure materials, labor, and equipment are available when needed.

Common Career Paths


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For Residential Construction Superintendents, progressing to a Construction Project Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Construction Project Manager can earn $75K annually. Residential Construction Superintendents moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Construction Project Managers or Commercial Construction Superintendents. The median paychecks in those roles are $8K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

Job Listings

Popular Skills


Residential Construction Superintendents report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Construction Estimating, Safety Compliance, Contractor Management, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing framing and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those proficient in Project Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Contractor Management and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Construction Superintendent, Residential has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Superintendent, Residential with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 193 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Superintendent, Residential with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Construction Superintendent, Residential which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 281 salaries. A Construction Superintendent, Residential with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 284 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,061

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

For Residential Construction Superintendents, New York provides a pay rate that is 66 percent greater than the national average. Residential Construction Superintendents can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+46 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Orlando, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Greenville (13 percent lower) and Phoenix (5 percent lower).

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Superintendent, Residential?

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Seattle:
"Employee looks to expand horizons."
Pros: climate
Cons: mental attitudes

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Palm Bay:
"Love Florida weather."
Pros: People are friendly and laid back
Cons: Pay scale is low

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Gulfport:
"Outdoor temperature is hot and humid."
Pros: safe environment low crime
Cons: humidity

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Austin:
"Great place to work."
Pros: Everything.
Cons: Traffic.

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Austin:
"Better than most places."
Pros: Climate and things to do.
Cons: Traffic.

Construction Superintendent, Residential in Fort Myers:
"Learn as much as possible."
I would try to absorb as much info as possible about products, trades, and business practices.

Construction Superintendent, Residential in San Jose:
Attention to. Detail. Walk the homes.

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Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 213 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
37%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
$62,000

▼4%

▼21%

How Skills Affect Salaries


Safety Compliance
▲1%


▼0%

National Average
$62,000

Project Management
▼1%


Customer Service
▼29%

framing
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 213 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 41%