Construction Foreman Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$44,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$59,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
OGE Energy
Highest Paying City
Albany, NY
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.9 years
How much does a construction foreman make?
The national average salary for a Construction Foreman in the United States is $44,265 per year or $21.28 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 26,000. The top 10 percent earn over $59,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $33,000 annually. Construction companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Construction Foremen. The top 5 states when it comes to Construction Foreman salaries are California, New York, New Jersey, Alaska, and New Hampshire. The typical employment in the position spans 4.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Foreman
$45,503

Average Construction Foreman Salary By Location

As a Construction Foreman in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $44,265 per year or $21.28 per hour. Construction Foremen make the most in Albany, NY at about $64,260 per year. The Albany, NY average entry-level salary for Construction Foremen is $32,000. California, New York, New Jersey, Alaska, and New Hampshire are the top 5 highest earning states for Construction Foremen. Alabama, Washington, Idaho, South Carolina, and Indiana have the lowest reported salaries for Construction Foremen.

Map of Construction Foreman Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Construction Foremen earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Construction Foreman Salary By Company

There is good job security in Construction Foreman positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Construction Foremen are Construction companies and Professional companies. OGE Energy and American States Insurance Company are the best paying companies for Construction Foremen. Also, companies like TDIndustries and Delek US Holdings pay their Construction Foremen very well.

Average Construction Foreman Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Construction Foreman works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Utilities companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Construction Foremen. Energy companies pay their Construction Foremen the highest wages, averaging $51,058 per year. Utilities companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $45,707 and $43,577, respectively. At $42,907, the average salary for Construction Foremen in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$51,058
$51k
Utilities
Utilities
$45,707
$46k
Professional
Professional
$43,577
$44k
Construction
Construction
$43,035
$43k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$42,907
$43k

Construction Foreman Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Construction Foreman Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Construction Foreman can range from $37,901 to $63,072 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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