Average Experienced General Contractor Salary in Denver, Colorado

$67,407
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The average salary for an Experienced General Contractor in Denver, Colorado is $67,407.
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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.

Career Paths

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General Contractor
Construction Superintendent
Maintenance Technician
Construction Superintendent, Commercial
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $45,500 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career General Contractor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,042.
Employees with General Contractor in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 92.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (48.4% more) and San Francisco, California (44.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (23.6% less) and Sacramento, California (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
27.3%
Mid Career
22.7%
Late Career
50.0%