Electrical Superintendent Salary

The average salary for Electrical Superintendents in the United States is $84K annually, and pay runs especially high in New York, where the average is $132K. Electrical Superintendents can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+58 percent), Houston (+36 percent), Denver (+22 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$60,741 - $120,732
$61K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,038
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50%
90%

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$21.94 - $41.19
$22
$30
$41
MEDIAN: $29.63
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$0$120K
Salary $60,741 - $120,732
Bonus $0.00 - $15,418
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,128
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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$51,233 - $115,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 206
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $21.94 - $41.19
Overtime $31.71 - $59.92
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,418
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,128
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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$51,233 - $115,353
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 215

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Job Description for Electrical Superintendent

Electrical superintendents oversee all aspects of the planning, implementation, and completion of electrical projects of construction or repair work for construction contractors, private firms, or energy companies. Their duties include examining plans and potential sites, as well as developing a plan to install all electrical wiring and equipment installation needs to a new or renovated building. Electrical superintendents develop and enforce a budget for their projects, as well as supervise workers and field personnel in implementing the electrical plan. They also ensure all safety measures and regulations are followed, as accident prevention and worker safety are high priorities in this potentially dangerous environment. They monitor work progress and coordinate with the site coordinators or general superintendents to deliver progress reports. Testing and maintenance of completed facilities may also be the responsibility of electrical superintendents.

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Electrical Superintendent Tasks

  • Oversee the installation of electrical systems in a new project, or inspect and repair of electrical systems in an existing building.
  • Work to make sure contractors' terms are fulfilled and disputes are resolved.
  • Manage project supplies so that products arrive on time and are purchased at lowest possible cost.
  • Supervise workers, managers, and contractors to ensure their work follows plans and is on schedule.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Superintendent

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Electrical Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 157 salaries. An Electrical Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 239 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,277

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Electrical Superintendent Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Superintendent?

Electrical Superintendent in Lubbock:
"Hard work and dedication pays off."
Be fair, take care of your employees that take care of you, and learn how to read people. Everyone is different, learn what motivates them to do the most productive/quality work everyday.

Electrical Superintendent in Dallas:
"Don't know."
Make sure you get the $ you want before you start.

Electrical Superintendent in Phoenix:
"Advanced Degree."
An advanced degree and experience with project management will really help!!!

Electrical Superintendent in Philadelphia:
"Do not chase money."
Be consistant.

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Key Stats for Electrical Superintendent

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
59%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Electrical Superintendent Salaries

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Electrical Superintendent Salaries

Safety Compliance
▲56%

Job Scheduling
▲16%

OSHA Compliance
▲15%




National Average
$76,000

Project Coordinating
▼8%

Construction Estimating
▼19%

Commercial
▼25%

Blueprints
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%
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