Vice President (VP), Construction Salary

Male VPs of Construction number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $135K per year in the United States. Total cash compensation to VPs of Construction approaches anywhere from $82K on the lower end to $208K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $42K from bonuses and upwards of $25K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$84,716 - $188,343
$85K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $135,283
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Salary $84,716 - $188,343
Bonus $5,017 - $48,479
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,781
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$92,041 - $217,874
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 183

Job Description for Vice President (VP), Construction

Vice presidents (VPs) of construction are generally responsible for overseeing and directing (beneath the president of construction) the activities and expenditures of a construction company, as well as ensuring that all construction team workers are planning and designing structures according to the plans set forth by the the president. They may also oversee time-sensitive budgets on all projects and assure clients that jobs will be completed within specific time-frames.

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Vice President (VP), Construction Tasks

  • Manage and coordinate land entitlement and construction development projects.
  • Execute due diligence inspections, contracts, order changes, and project cost estimates.
  • Direct construction managers and designers and aid in solving budget, scheduling and field problems.
  • Support CEO and aid in identification and negotiation of new construction and development opportunities.

Vice President (VP), Construction Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $151,642

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For VPs of Construction, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 62 percent above the national average. VPs of Construction will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+36 percent) and Chicago (+34 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with VPs of Construction in Indianapolis earning a whopping 38 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (36 percent lower) and Houston (19 percent lower).

Vice President (VP), Construction Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Vice President (VP), Construction?

Vice President (VP), Construction in Chicago:
Pros: It's Near my family. It's a Union City.
Cons: The traffic is bad and parking cost money.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Construction

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
59%

Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$152,000

▼4%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Construction Salaries

National Average
$152,000

Project Management
▼5%


Budget Management
▼18%

Operations Management
▼34%

Contract Negotiation
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%