Average General Contractor Hourly Pay

$30.04
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.85
MEDIAN
$30.04
90%
$63.80

The average hourly pay for a General Contractor is $30.04

Hourly Rate
$15 - $64
Bonus
$102 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $51k
Commission
$5k - $64k
Total Pay
$31k - $136k
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What Do General Contractors Do?

General Contractor Tasks
  • Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.
  • Plan and manage a construction project, coordinating labor, materials, and equipment, hire and supervise subcontractors.
  • Make sure all government regulations are followed, proper permits are obtained, and required inspections carried out.
  • Monitor project progress to ensure it stays on time and within budget.
  • Negotiate contract terms with clients and work with clients and architects to create project plans.
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Job Satisfaction for General Contractor

4 out of 5
(203)
Highly Satisfied
18Reviews
Based on 203 responses, the job of General Contractor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.96 out of 5. On average, General Contractors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
94.4%
Female
5.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 738 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

14%

Dental

7%

Vision

6%

None

86%