Average Experienced General Contractor Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$24.00
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$3,000
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced General Contractor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $24.00.
25%
$17.50
MEDIAN
$24.00
75%
$34.00
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $34
Bonus
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$45,760 - $68,250

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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

An early career General Contractor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.30 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career General Contractor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with General Contractor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 181.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (108.3% more) and Sacramento, California (74.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
30.0%
Mid Career
30.0%
Late Career
40.0%