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Construction Foreman Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$79,014 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Foreman is $79,014 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Foreman is between $56,670 and $97,505. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Foreman. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates and oversees activities of workers engaged in construction, installation, and repair of structures and fixtures.
  • Studies blueprints to determine dimensions of structure.
  • Selects materials and structural units, ensuring conformance with provisions of building code and local ordinance.
  • Determines sequence of activities concerned with fabrication, assembly, and erection of structure.
  • Assigns workers to such tasks as cutting material to size, building concrete forms, erecting wooden framework, installing doors, building stairs, and laying flooring.
Construction Foreman Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Job family population: 556,300

Estimated population of Construction Foreman jobs: 3,516

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Construction Foreman Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Construction Foreman/ project manager
May 28
Portage, IN, USA
Stash Property Restoration
We are seeking a Construction Foreman to join our team! You will oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. We are in insurance restoration company specializing in fire ...
Construction Superintendent 19-00467
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Direct Construction Superintendent needed and who will be responsible for safety for demolition, running jobs, foreman for productivity, job order contract self-performed work, man hour calculations ...
Construction Manager
Jun 20
Naperville, IL, USA
Total Staffing Solutions
Title: Construction Manager Job Location: Aurora, IL but will travel to based off the job site ... Perform on-the-job training to less experienced foremen and installers. * Knowledge base of ...
Assistant Project Manager Construction
Jun 23
Kenosha, WI, USA
Horizon Construction Group
Participate in weekly project foreman meetings with trades to communicate project safety, schedule, quality control and cost concerns while assisting in preparing project meeting minutes for ...
Solar Roofing Foreman
Jun 10
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Are you an experienced construction/installation professional looking for a more significant career ... Responsibilities As a Foreman, you'll be counted on to provide leadership and technical expertise ...
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