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How much does a General Contractor make?

Updated Jul 31, 2021

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$53,360 /yr
Average Base Pay

10 salaries

$32K

Low

$53K

Average

$89K

High

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The national average salary for General Contractor is $53,360 per year in United States. Filter by location to see General Contractor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by General Contractor employees.

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Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

General Contractor - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $8 - $57
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$8

$57

$8 - $57 Range

Self-employed

General Contractor

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $42K - $70K

$42K

$70K

$42,000 - $70,000 Range

Jones and Bartlett Publishers

Jones and Bartlett Publishers

General Contractor

$67,887

 /yr
Range: $26K - $84K

$26K

$84K

$26,111 - $83,785 Range

USIC
3.1

USIC

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Nassua Candy
1

Nassua Candy

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

VIRTEXCO
3.2

VIRTEXCO

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

RJ Clooten Homes

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

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SS BUILDERS (CA)

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$62 -$68

 hourly

$62

$68

$62 - $68 Range

EHR Miami

General Contractor
About 

$46K -$50K

$46K

$50K

$46,083 - $50,349 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Insight Global
4

Insight Global

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Self
4.6

Self

General Contractor
About 

$50K -$55K

$50K

$55K

$50,271 - $55,144 Range

Self
4.6

Self

General Contractor - Monthly
About 

$10K -$11K

$10K

$11K

$9,974 - $10,708 Range

CyberCoders
4

CyberCoders

General Contractor
About 

$103K -$111K

$103K

$111K

$103,434 - $111,183 Range

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

$69K

$76K

$69,125 - $75,619 Range

Private
4.1

Private

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

4

$59K

$65K

$58,918 - $64,694 Range

Alnylam
4.3

Alnylam

General Contractor - Hourly
About 

$42 -$45

 hourly

$42

$45

$42 - $45 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a General Contractor salaries

The national average salary for a General Contractor is $53,360 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a General Contractor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a General Contractor employees.

The highest salary for a General Contractor in United States is $88,883 per year.

The lowest salary for a General Contractor in United States is $32,034 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent general contractor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$13
hourly
An Independent Contractor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Contractor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$160,000
per year
A Contractor in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$38
hourly
An OTR-L in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
An Independent Contractor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public