Updated August 18, 2021
Average Construction Supervisor Salary
$60,000 yearly
$28.96 hourly

Entry level Salary
$41,000 yearly
$41,000
10 %
$60,000
Median
$88,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$88,000
$7,333
$42
75th Percentile
$73,000
$6,083
$35
Average
$60,244
$5,020
$29
25th Percentile
$49,000
$4,083
$24
10th Percentile
$41,000
$3,417
$20

Average Construction Supervisor Salary By State

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Construction Supervisor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$60,287
$28.98
Alaska
$65,823
$31.65
Arizona
$45,984
$22.11
Arkansas
$52,555
$25.27
California
$68,821
$33.09
Colorado
$58,045
$27.91
Connecticut
$72,627
$34.92
Delaware
$49,138
$23.62
District of Columbia
$47,582
$22.88
Florida
$49,251
$23.68
Georgia
$51,554
$24.79
Hawaii
$69,782
$33.55
Idaho
$45,973
$22.10
Illinois
$48,322
$23.23
Indiana
$46,502
$22.36
Iowa
$54,010
$25.97
Kansas
$52,670
$25.32
Kentucky
$67,734
$32.56
Louisiana
$49,488
$23.79
Maine
$59,500
$28.61
Maryland
$63,897
$30.72
Massachusetts
$72,001
$34.62
Michigan
$46,544
$22.38
Minnesota
$54,156
$26.04
Mississippi
$41,943
$20.16
Missouri
$63,738
$30.64
Montana
$56,852
$27.33
Nebraska
$50,737
$24.39
Nevada
$74,960
$36.04
New Hampshire
$75,337
$36.22
New Jersey
$60,499
$29.09
New Mexico
$57,644
$27.71
New York
$71,424
$34.34
North Carolina
$43,592
$20.96
North Dakota
$49,405
$23.75
Ohio
$50,530
$24.29
Oklahoma
$54,390
$26.15
Oregon
$71,950
$34.59
Pennsylvania
$48,595
$23.36
Rhode Island
$54,600
$26.25
South Carolina
$46,773
$22.49
South Dakota
$51,787
$24.90
Tennessee
$41,999
$20.19
Texas
$60,976
$29.32
Utah
$52,401
$25.19
Vermont
$60,583
$29.13
Virginia
$52,959
$25.46
Washington
$79,812
$38.37
West Virginia
$69,431
$33.38
Wisconsin
$58,397
$28.08
Wyoming
$61,713
$29.67

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Highest Paying Cities For Construction Supervisor

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Reno, NV
$78,401
$37.69
Danville, CA
$72,346
$34.78
New York, NY
$71,229
$34.24
Urban Honolulu, HI
$69,810
$33.56
San Antonio, TX
$61,769
$29.70
Denver, CO
$57,992
$27.88

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How much does a Construction Supervisor make?

  • The average construction supervisor makes $60,244 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a construction supervisor is $28.96.
  • The average entry-level construction supervisor salary is $41,000.
  • Highest paying states for construction supervisor are Washington ($79,812), New Hampshire ($75,337), Nevada ($79,812) and Connecticut ($79,812).
  • Highest paying cities for construction supervisor are Reno, NV ($78,401), Danville, CA, New York, NY, Urban Honolulu, HI and San Antonio, TX.
  • Construction supervisors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $41,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $88,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $73,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $49,000
  • Industries with the highest construction supervisor salaries are technology, energy and manufacturing.

Average Construction Supervisor Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $60,200
    $28.96
    +1.8%
    2020
    $59,200
    $28.45
    +1.7%
    2019
    $58,200
    $27.96
    +1.4%
    2018
    $57,300
    $27.56
    +1.7%
    2017
    $56,300
    $27.08
    +1.0%

    How Much Do Construction Supervisors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, construction supervisor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, energy, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for construction supervisors. For example, construction supervisors make a whopping average salary of $66,166 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $61,475 at energy companies and $60,737 at manufacturing companies. But construction supervisors may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $45,322.
    RankIndustryAverage Construction Supervisor SalaryConstruction Supervisor Salary Range
    1Technology
    $66,166
    $41k
    $72k
    2Energy
    $61,475
    $41k
    $72k
    3Manufacturing
    $60,737
    $41k
    $72k
    4Construction
    $58,512
    $41k
    $72k
    5Finance
    $54,357
    $41k
    $72k
    6Government
    $48,035
    $41k
    $72k
    7Retail
    $45,322
    $41k
    $72k

    High Paying Construction Supervisor Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Prestressed Concrete Labour

    Avg. salary: $31,599

    Prestressed concrete labor works at construction sites where they are in charge of handling and processing prestressed concrete materials into structural forms. They typically coordinate with managers and engineers to learn the construction plans and guidelines, design and build structures, prepare materials, and perform corrective measures when necessary. They must also maintain an active communication line with staff, coordinating regularly. Moreover, prestressed concrete labor must abide by the construction site's safety policies and regulations for a safe and efficient work environment.
    9,823 Prestressed Concrete Labour Jobs
    Finish Carpenter

    Avg. salary: $41,833

    Finish carpenters are skilled professionals who perform the final touches on homes after the structure is fully built. These carpenters must carry out various tasks such as installing doors, building bookshelves, and adding designs to window and door trims. They are required to follow work from sketches and drawings to complete the job to the right specifications as well as collecting the correct materials before beginning a job. Finish carpenters must also dismantle and demolish before carrying out repairs or installing new materials.
    2,679 Finish Carpenter Jobs
    General Foreman

    Avg. salary: $64,024

    Using their knowledge and expertise of all construction disciplines, a general foreman plans and oversees operations within a construction site to ensure that everything is running smoothly. They are typically in charge of conducting regular inspections, coordinating with engineers and architects, managing the budget and expenditures, supervising workers, and ensuring that the project moves according to the desired time frame. Furthermore, a general foreman implements all safety regulations and policies to ensure a safe and productive work environment for everyone.
    62,372 General Foreman Jobs
    Lead Carpenter

    Avg. salary: $46,742

    A lead carpenter is responsible for monitoring field carpenters on performing construction duties, analyzing schematics and blueprints, following clients' specifications, completing the project within the agreed timeframe, and maintaining materials with the budget goals, ensuring the highest quality and client's satisfaction. Lead carpenters regularly inspect the project, perform adjustments as needed, repair defects and inconsistencies, and adhere to the safety standards and protocols during operations. A lead carpenter must have excellent knowledge of the carpentry industry to handle clients' demands and efficiently create the finished product.
    4,439 Lead Carpenter Jobs
    Concrete Finisher

    Avg. salary: $38,635

    A concrete finisher is responsible for smoothing out concrete surfaces, ensuring that the final result followed the design and client's specifications. Concrete finishers operate special construction equipment to stabilize concrete forms. They also analyze blueprints and construction plans to identify necessary techniques and adjustments to deliver a high-quality project. A concrete finisher must also observe strict safety guidelines and procedures for doing the task and making sure that all tools are maintained. A concrete finisher must show excellent time-management, as well as the ability to multi-task to perform duties within a fast-paced environment.
    8,452 Concrete Finisher Jobs
    Carpenter

    Avg. salary: $41,758

    A carpenter is a skilled worker responsible for different areas of construction. Carpenters perform fabrication from raw materials. They use tools to create a successful finished product on their client's request. Carpenters must be able to multi-task, resolve any possible complications, strictly follow safety standards, and ensure that the project adheres to protocols without compromising quality and accuracy of work. Since carpentry is physical labor, carpenters are expected to be physically fit to accomplish various maintenance and production tasks.
    7,923 Carpenter Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Prestressed Concrete Labour
    $31,600
    $2,633
    $15.19
    9,823
    Finish Carpenter
    $41,833
    $3,486
    $20.11
    2,679
    General Foreman
    $64,025
    $5,335
    $30.78
    62,372
    Lead Carpenter
    $46,743
    $3,895
    $22.47
    4,439
    Concrete Finisher
    $38,636
    $3,220
    $18.57
    8,452
    Carpenter
    $41,759
    $3,480
    $20.08
    7,923
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    Construction Supervisor Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a construction supervisor can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

    Which Companies Pay Construction Supervisors The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Delta Natural Gas Co and Jacobs Engineering Group as they offer the highest salaries for construction supervisors.
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    Recently Added Construction Supervisor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Peopleready
    Construction Supervisor
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    Canton, MA
    08/31/2021
    $83,480
    08/31/2021
    Habitat for Humanity
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    Spokane, WA
    08/14/2021
    $56,349
    08/14/2021
    State of North Carolina
    Maintenance/Construction Supervisor III
    Maintenance/Construction Supervisor III
    Raleigh, NC
    08/10/2021
    $46,203
    08/10/2021
    City of Pittsburgh
    Construction Supervisor
    Construction Supervisor
    Pittsburgh, PA
    08/09/2021
    $72,033
    08/09/2021
    Allied Outdoor Solutions
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    Phoenix, AZ
    08/06/2021
    $45,000
    08/06/2021
    Actalent
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    Bangor, ME
    08/04/2021
    $75,000
    08/04/2021
    Actalent
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    Watertown, NY
    08/03/2021
    $85,000
    08/03/2021
    Habitat for Humanity-Spokane
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    Spokane, WA
    08/01/2021
    $50,088
    08/01/2021
    Peopleready
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    Canton, MA
    07/30/2021
    $83,480
    07/30/2021
    Aventure Staffing
    Construction Supervisor
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    Sioux City, IA
    07/29/2021
    $55,000
    07/29/2021

    Average Construction Supervisor Salary by Demographic

    Construction Supervisor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $59,694
    female-income
    Female Income
    $55,605
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$59,694
    Female$55,605
    Median Construction Supervisor Income by Race
    Asian construction supervisors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american construction supervisors have the lowest average salary at $54,223.
    $65,000
    $52,000
    $39,000
    $26,000
    $13,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$58,586
    Black or African American$54,223
    Asian$60,064
    Hispanic or Latino$55,801
    Average Construction Supervisor Salary by Education Level
    Construction supervisors with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $67,401 annually. With a Bachelors degree, construction supervisors earn a median annual income of $63,745 compared to $61,776 for construction supervisors with an Associate degree.
    $70,000
    $56,000
    $42,000
    $28,000
    $14,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$59,694
    Master's Degree$67,401
    Bachelor's Degree$63,745
    Some College/ Associate Degree$61,776