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Construction Manager Salary

The average salary for a Construction Manager is $73,617 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$46,113 - $117,229
(Median)
$46K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,617
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$16.94 - $60.99
(Median)
$17
$30
$61
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,113 - $117,229  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,418  
Profit Sharing
$51.82 - $13,048  
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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$45,398 - $126,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,031
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.94 - $60.99  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $69.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,418  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$51.82 - $13,048  
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).
)
$45,398 - $126,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 485

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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 by Experience Level for Construction Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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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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Construction Estimating
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Project Management
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National Average
$76,000

Adobe Acrobat
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Blueprints
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 600 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%
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