Average Experienced General Contractor Hourly Pay in Oakland, California

$65.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced General Contractor in Oakland, California is $65.00.
25%
$45.50
25%
$65.00
50%
$82.42
75%
75%
MEDIAN $65.00
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Hourly Rate
$46 - $82
Total Pay
$88,000 - $166,400

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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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Employees with General Contractor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (60.4% less), Portland, Oregon (50.0% less) and San Diego, California (50.0% less).