Average Mid-Career General Contractor Salary in New York, New York

$55,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career General Contractor in New York, New York is $55,000.
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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 experienced General Contractor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $100,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $225,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with General Contractor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 118.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (81.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (23.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
70.6%