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Building Construction Contractor Salary

$114,892 (USD)

Average Salary

$55/hr

Average Hourly

$7,307

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Building Construction Contractor is $114,892 a year and $55 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Building Construction Contractor is between $80,181 and $142,830. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Building Construction Contractor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Contracts to perform specified construction work in accordance with architect's plans, blueprints, codes, and other specifications.
  • Computes costs of materials, labor, and use of equipment required to fulfill provisions of contract and prepares bids.
  • Talks with clients to negotiate terms of contract.
  • Leads workers directly or through subordinate supervisors.
Building Construction Contractor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Managers

Job family population: 278,460

Estimated population of Building Construction Contractor jobs: 39,185

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$133,191
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Building Construction Contractor Job Listings for United States

Senior Construction Estimator (Vertical Construction of Buildings)
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Lodi, California Leading vertical building construction management and construction general contracting firm with over 40 years of success providing high quality construction services including ...
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Healthcare Construction Project Manager
Dec 5
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
General Contractor
... building construction projects (required) needed to join our growing team .. In this position, you will plan, direct, oversee financial budgets, coordinate contractors, manage the construction ...
Healthcare Construction Project Manager
Dec 5
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
General Contractor
... building construction projects (required) needed to join our growing team .. In this position, you will plan, direct, oversee financial budgets, coordinate contractors, manage the construction ...
Construction Estimator - Top Commercial Contractor
Dec 2
San Diego, United States
C.SEC
They have been building up a large portfolio of repeat clients and a majority of their annual ... for a commercial contractor · Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering ...

The average pay for a Building Construction Contractor is $114,892 a year and $55 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Building Construction Contractor is between $80,181 and $142,830. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Building Construction Contractor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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