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Superintendent
$68K-$83K / yr. (est.)
$68K
$75,793 / year
$83K
Average base salary
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About Superintendent

What does a Superintendent do?

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How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Superintendent?
On average, people work 5-7 years in other positions prior to becoming a Superintendent.
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Construction EstimatorMiami, FL - 8 months ago
I guess it's understandable, but it can be frustrating for someone who wants to become a Superintendent quickly.
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ArchitectSeattle, WA - 8 months ago
🤷 It makes sense though. Being a Superintendent requires a wide range of skills and experience. It's not an easy position to fill!
How Long Do Superintendent Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Superintendents works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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EngineerHouston, TX - 8 months ago
Listen up, folks! Experience matters, but so does education. It's not just about years spent on the job, but also the skills and knowledge acquired through higher education.
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Labor Relations RepresentativeDetroit, MI - 8 months ago
⚙ Well, I gotta say that the turnover rate for Superintendents can be pretty high in certain industries. Employers need to invest more in retaining these valuable professionals!
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Superintendent Employees?
Frequent job changes in Superintendent, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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ArchitectMiami, FL - 8 months ago
🤷 Being a Superintendent means overseeing construction projects from start to finish. Frequent job changes might indicate a lack of project completion skills.
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10 weeks ago
Not paying your superintendents a fair wage for the difficult work that is required is may indicate the general lacks honesty when negotiating salary. Moving on...

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Superintendent's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Superintendent typically studied at.
Community College of the Air Force
Penn State University

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Superintendent Employees?
Gender ratio in Superintendent position: 0.894964314866364 Male and 0.105035685133636 Female. Age ratio in Superintendent position: 16-20: 9%, 21-30: 47%, 31-40: 22%, 41-50: 15%, 51-60: 6%, 60+: 1%. Superintendent position is predominantly male (89.5%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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SuperintendentMiami, FL - 8 months ago
wow, such a low percentage of females in this field! we need to break these gender stereotypes and encourage more women to pursue careers in construction. 💔
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SuperintendentSeattle, WA - 8 months ago
with the majority of superintendents falling within the 21-40 age range, have we been doing enough to cultivate talent and provide opportunities for growth and advancement for older professionals? 🤷

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Superintendent?
Top employers of Superintendent position: DPR Construction, Skanska, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company. People who work in Superintendent position most typically go on to work for the DPR Construction.
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SuperintendentHouston, TX - 8 months ago
Why are we only talking about these three companies? There are so many other great employers for Superintendents out there. Let's not focus solely on these big names.
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SuperintendentMiami, FL - 8 months ago
DPR Construction may have a bad reputation, but they also have some really great projects. Sometimes you have to weigh the pros and cons before making a decision.
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Skanska
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
What Industries Does Superintendent Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Superintendent: Construction, Education, Public Administration, Real Estate / Rental / Leasing, Manufacturing. Superintendent employees most likely come from a Construction industry background.
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SuperintendentChicago, IL - 8 months ago
Honestly, the stress makes me feel alive and keeps me engaged. Plus, there's never a dull moment in this industry. 🚧
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SuperintendentHouston, TX - 8 months ago
Nah, I don't buy into the whole 'stress is worth it' mentality. We shouldn't have to sacrifice our mental health for a job. 😡

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What type of certification do I need for Superintendent?
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Construction Superintendent8 weeks ago
Osha
What is the women/men ratio in the job of Superintendent?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Mostly men choose this job, but women also choose this.
What is the most common age of a Superintendent?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
32 is the average age of people working as a Superintendent.
How many years of experience do you usually have as a Superintendent?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
On average, people have 6 years of experience when they start working as a Superintendent
What industries does a Superintendent typically work in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Most typically work in the Construction industry.
What kind of degree is needed to work as a Superintendent?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
No higher education is the typical for a Superintendent
Which company is likely to have openings for Superintendent positions?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Working as a Superintendent it might be a good next step to work for DPR Construction, Skanska, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Turner Construction and United States Air Force
How many years of experience as a Superintendent is needed in average to switch to another position?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
More than 5 years is the typical lifespan for a Superintendent.
How likely is it for people working as a Superintendent to switch companies still working as a Superintendent?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
We can say that a Superintendent is likely a job hopper role.
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Project Manager/Estimator3 months ago
yes you should check out why i was a job hopper
From which job titles people come from to work as a Superintendent?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
A Superintendent probably worked as Project Manager, Principal or Project Engineer before
What can be the next step in your career path from Superintendent?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Working as Superintendent consider Project Manager, Project Superintendent or Construction Superintendent as a next step in your career.
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