R213,747
Avg. Salary
R61.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R14,923

Bonus

R9,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Foreman is R61.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Foreman is R213,747 per year.

10%
R25.06
10%
R61.13
50%
R152.01
90%
90%
MEDIAN R61.13
10%
R95k
10%
R214k
50%
R450k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R213,747
R95,049 - R449,638
R95K
R210K
R450K
MEDIAN: R213,747
10%
50%
90%
R25.06 - R152
R25
R61
R150
MEDIAN: R61.13
10%
50%
90%
R0R458K
Salary R95,049 - R449,638
Bonus R1,977 - R40,043
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R52,120
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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R86,291 - R458,261
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 688
Hourly Data R0R218
Hourly Rate R25.06 - R152
Hourly Tips R3.57
Overtime R17.82 - R218
Annual Data R0R458K
Bonus R1,977 - R40,043
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R52,120
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).
)
R86,291 - R458,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 130

Job Description for Construction Foreman

A construction foreperson supervises a construction crew. The construction may relate to the erection or repair of a building or and an infrastructure, such as a bridge. The foreperson will schedule work for the crew and may also be responsible for making proposals and obtaining new jobs. The foreperson will be expected to have construction experience. The foreperson will need to assist the crew wherever help is needed, including carrying out hard labor. The abilities to work in extreme temperatures, to work with hand and power tools, to stand and walk for a long period of time, and to lift heavy objects are essential. The foreperson may also work with designers and architects, in order to create blueprints and diagrams.

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Construction Foreman Tasks
  • Communicate and enforce all safety regulations.
  • Manage supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Coordinate essential personnel on-site for the project.
  • Plan, direct and budget activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities, or systems.
  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work.

Common Career Paths for Construction Foreman


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Popular Skills for Construction Foreman

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Construction Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R127,000 based on 303 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R219,000 based on 332 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R255,000 based on 300 salaries. A Construction Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R369,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R207,966

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

Construction Foreman Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Foreman?

Construction Foreman in Cape Town:
"People."
Managing skilled and unskilled people, from different cultures is definitely a exciting challenge. With the skills shortage all over the country the younger need to step up our game. This is not the old days anymore were time was on the work forces side. Learn to deal with stress, it helps.

Construction Foreman in Durban:
"Stranous and demanding although diverse."
Pros: Its a broadly diverse field and technical.
Cons: Stranous with pressure and time constraints limit desired quality.

Construction Foreman in Midrand:
"You have to think out of the box, plan ahead and anticipate problems. Manage time properly and prioritise."
Pros: You get to meet people with different views.
Cons: Having to decide whom to give a job.

Construction Foreman in Johannesburg:
"Hard work."
Hard work does pay off.

Construction Foreman in Pretoria:
"Forman."
Pros: The hard work that you do with your hands.
Cons: The deadlines that have to be on time.

Construction Foreman in Paarl:
Pros: Being in the outdoors.
Cons: The long hours.

Construction Foreman in Lephalale:
Pros: They look after their employees well.
Cons: Could the employees more training on how to perform their work better.

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Key Stats for Construction Foreman

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Construction Foreman Salaries

▲77%

▲23%

▲5%

National Average
R208,000

▼39%

Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

▲16%



Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
R208,000

Project Management
▼1%




▼6%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 66%