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Construction Manager Salary (United States)

A Construction Manager earns an average salary of $73,151 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project and Microsoft Project. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Construction Manager Salary (?
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$45,577 - $117,622
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $73,150
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Construction Manager Salary (?
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$15.77 - $56.66
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,577 - $117,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,595  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $14,571  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,833  
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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$44,504 - $126,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,685
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $56.66  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $72.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,595  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $14,571  
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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$44,504 - $126,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 468
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Job Description for Construction Manager

Construction managers are responsible for managing the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction project or component of a project. They are the communication bridge between the clients and the construction team. Strong communication and management skills are crucial, as they are responsible for supervising and directing personnel working on the project. They select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project, and must enforce safety measures and company regulations to ensure the safety of all employees on the project site. When special licenses and permits are required by local law, the construction manager is responsible for obtaining these licenses and permits. Additionally, they ensure the work is completed on time by developing schedules for reaching objectives and project milestones. The construction manager must also prioritize duties and effectively delegate tasks in order to ensure the project's success.
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Construction Manager Tasks
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Manage the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction or component of a project.
  • Enforce safety measures and company regulations, and obtain required licenses and permits.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries

National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries

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Contractor Management
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Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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$76,000
Adobe Acrobat
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Blueprints
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%