Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager Salary

Building Information Modeling Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $73K per year. Total cash compensation to Building Information Modeling Managers approaches anywhere from $48K on the lower end to $101K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Building Information Modeling Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of Building Information Modeling Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,587 - $99,337
$51K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,378
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$19.07 - $39.26
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$0$100K
Salary $50,587 - $99,337
Bonus $296.43 - $10,078
Profit Sharing $776 - $5,098
Total Pay (?
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$48,304 - $100,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 384
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $19.07 - $39.26
Overtime $19.87 - $56.31
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $296.43 - $10,078
Profit Sharing $776 - $5,098
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,304 - $100,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager

A Building Information Modeling (BIM) manager oversees BIM engineers and coordinators, working directly with the project team in developing and updating a 3D model throughout the project's life cycle. When converting building specifications to a 3D model, a BIM manager must detect and identify any challenges before they become an issue; they participate in problem solving efforts for the projects through the use of BIM applications.

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Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager Tasks

  • Create BIM models and oversee their usage by architects, engineers, and contractors.
  • Research and install appropriate BIM software (e.g. Revit and AutoCAD) and train others in their use.
  • Derive BIM tasks and requirements for building projects.

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Popular Skills for Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager


Survey results imply that Building Information Modeling Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Autodesk Navisworks, Autodesk Revit MEP, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project Management, Autodesk Revit Structure, and AutoCAD. For most people, competency in Autodesk Navisworks indicates knowledge of Autodesk Revit MEP and AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 205 salaries. An experienced Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 190 salaries. A Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,721

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Building Information Modeling Managers that is 34 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Building Information Modeling Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+19 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), Portland (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Building Information Modeling Managers is geography, with workers in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (11 percent less) and Phoenix (6 percent less).

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Key Stats for Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$73,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Building Information Modeling (BIM) Manager Salaries



National Average
$73,000



▼5%


Project Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 8%
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