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Contractor Salary

$114,910 (USD)

Average Salary

$55/hr

Average Hourly

$7,308

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Contractor is $114,910 a year and $55 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Contractor is between $80,193 and $142,852. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a 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.
Contractor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Managers

Job family population: 278,460

Estimated population of Contractor jobs: 39,185

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$133,212
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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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...

Contractor Job Listings for United States

Class B Delivery Driver
Dec 6
El Cajon, CA, USA
Unitis Contractor Supplies
Unitis Contractor Supplies is currently searching for the newest member of our team! We are a small company with huge goals and potential. We are looking for go-getting and enthusiastic employees who ...
OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver
Nov 26
Fort Worth, TX, USA
SEE Group Inc / FedEx Contractor
SEE Group Inc, a FedEx Ground Contractor, is looking to hire OTR Class A CDL Team Drivers with their Doubles/Triples Endorsement. $1000.00-$1300.00/Week-Paid Every Friday. Sign On Bonus and Safety ...
Driver / with 16 - 18 ft Box Truck / Independent Contractor
Dec 6
Asheville, NC, USA
Courier Express
Courier Express is contracting drivers with 16-18 ft Box Trucks $1000.00 weekly Settlement Our Asheville Region is expanding. Independent, Motivated, Dependable, and Service-Driven Independent ...
Independent Contractor - Truck Driver (Must own your own box truck)
Nov 14
Killeen, TX, USA
Final Mile Solutions Group. LLC
We are seeking a Owner / Operator - Independent Contractor with a 24' - 26' box truck with lift gate to join our team of independent contractors in Austin, TX and surrounding areas! You will be ...
Independent Contractor Driver **SIGNING BONUS** Part time
Nov 12
Chandler, AZ, USA
On Demand Courier
This position is an independent contractor position and requires the use of your own vehicle. The hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm. Our company needs PART TIME drivers ...

The average pay for a Contractor is $114,910 a year and $55 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Contractor is between $80,193 and $142,852. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a 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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