Average General Contractor with Construction Estimating Skills Hourly Pay

$35.00
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$18.59
MEDIAN
$35
90%
$72.27

The average hourly pay for a General Contractor is $35.00

Hourly Rate
$19 - $72
Bonus
$966 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $60k
Commission
$3k - $163k
Total Pay
$40k - $154k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
95.0%
Female
5.0%
This data is based on 222 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

19%

Dental

10%

Vision

8%

None

81%