Construction Manager Salary

The average salary for a Construction Manager is $73,565 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$45,663 - $117,376
(Median)
$46K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,565
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$17.09 - $61.23
(Median)
$17
$30
$61
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,663 - $117,376  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,165  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,232  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,167  
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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$45,159 - $126,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.09 - $61.23  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $69.67  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,165  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,167  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,232  
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).
)
$45,159 - $126,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 499
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Job Description for Construction Manager

A construction manager oversees the construction of buildings, roads, and other structures. He or she makes sure that the work is running efficiently. Prior to starting a job, the construction manager may create a plan. The construction manager often works directly with clients, so it is important to be able to interact well with customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff and with clients. The ability to lead a large team is important.

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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

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What is it like working as a Construction Manager?

Construction Manager in Minneapolis:
"I have fulfillment in what I do."
Pros: I like building things to specification, on time and on budget. I like ensuring safety and environmental is the priority during construction.
Cons: I work at terminals that are away from my home. I have a young family and am away for weeks at a time. The travel gets old.

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Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries



National Average
$76,000



Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries


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Project Management
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Contractor Management
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Construction Estimating
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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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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Blueprints
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Microsoft Excel
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AutoDesk
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 574 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%
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