2019 California Construction Industry Salary Survey

Better Data for Better Decisions

Our 2019 California Construction Industry Salary Survey gathered data on how contractors across the state compensate personnel in over 20 different job functions, from entry-level employees to executives.

Conducted by Moss Adams in partnership with Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California and AGC of America, San Diego Chapter, the survey’s results provide the market-critical information you need to make smart decisions for your business, including how to attract and maintain new employees.

The report covers a range of topics impacting construction industry professionals, including:

  • Comprehensive salary and benefits data for executive, management, financial, administrative, and field personnel
  • Benchmarks in salary and bonus structures
  • Salary differentials by revenue size and geographic region
  • Benefits and salary packages for the construction industry

Access the Report

For members of AGC of California, you can purchase the report on their website for $125.

For AGC of America, San Diego Chapter, the report costs $125. To receive a copy, contact esprecco@agcsd.org.

Participants of the 2019 survey received a link to download the report. If you participated in the survey and haven’t received your copy, contact construction@mossadams.com.


Gain insight into growth trends and prominent state developments impacting the construction industry in California.

Learn trends and challenges for California construction in this article, adapted from our 2018 California Construction Salary Report.

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