General Foreman Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$43,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$63,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Mortenson
Highest Paying City
Oakland, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does a general foreman make?
General Foremen in America make, on average, $43,263 a year or $20.8 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $63,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for General Foremen are Construction companies and Utilities companies. The top 5 states when it comes to General Foreman salaries are California, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Most General Foremen spend 4.7 years in the position.
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Average General Foreman Salary By Location

General Foremen in the United States of America make on average $43,263 a year or $20.8 per hour. Working in Oakland, CA as a General Foreman will pay you the highest wages at around $69,486 per year. The average starting salary in Oakland, CA for General Foremen is $38,000. California, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Vermont are the top 5 highest earning states for General Foremen. Washington, South Dakota, Idaho, Wisconsin, and South Carolina are the lowest earners.

Map of General Foreman Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average General Foreman Salary By Company

General Foremen report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Construction companies and Utilities companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Mortenson and Southern California Edison are the highest paying companies. Companies like Hensel Phelps and Edison International also report very competitive wages for General Foremen.

Average General Foreman Pay By Industry

Wages for General Foremen can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Construction companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for General Foremen. Energy companies pay General Foremen an average salary of $45,560, Construction companies pay $44,699, and Manufacturing companys come in at $43,532. The types of companies that pay General Foremen the least are in the Transportation industry, where the average annual salary is $37,750.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$45,560
$46k
Construction
Construction
$44,699
$45k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$43,532
$44k
Utilities
Utilities
$41,132
$41k
Technology
Technology
$40,329
$40k
Transportation
Transportation
$37,750
$38k

General Foreman Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

General Foreman Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a General Foreman can range from $37,043 to $61,645 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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