Average Director of Construction Salary

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The average salary for a Director of Construction is $120,128.
MEDIAN $120,128
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$78k - $166k
$4k - $37k
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$0 - $22k
$0 - $64k
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$84k - $189k

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Job Description for Director of Construction

Director of Construction Tasks
  • Review scope of work, contracts, and construction plans, and schedule and assign work.
  • Write, evaluate, and manage bids for work.
  • Review project progress, address issues, and adjust schedules and budgets.
  • Develop and report on project and department budgets.

Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Construction

The top respondents for the job title Director of Construction are from the companies Habitat For Humanity, Lennar Corporation and Event Network. Reported salaries are highest at Lennar Corporation where the average pay is $140,000. Habitat For Humanity pays the lowest at around $56,500.

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Popular Skills for Director of Construction

Skills in Budget Management, Contract Negotiation and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Construction

An early career Director of Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,923 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Director of Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,324 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Director of Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,370 based on 390 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,518.
Employees with Director of Construction in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (26.9% more) and New York, New York (24.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (1.2% less).

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