Average Late-Career General Contractor Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$40.00
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career General Contractor in San Diego, California is $40.00.
25%
$35.00
MEDIAN
$40.00
75%
$47.50
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Hourly Rate
$35 - $48
Total Pay
$70,423 - $102,194

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Job Description for General Contractor

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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Pay by Experience Level for General Contractor

A mid-career General Contractor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44.22 based on 6 salaries. An experienced General Contractor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.50 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with General Contractor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 65.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (43.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (26.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (14.0% less) and New York, New York (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
70.0%