Construction Manager Salary

A Construction Manager earns an average salary of $73,561 per year.

$46,455 - $116,606
(Median)
$46K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,561
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$16.84 - $61.52
(Median)
$17
$30
$62
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,455 - $116,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,352  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,275  
Commission
$2,424 - $46,979  
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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$45,572 - $124,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,598
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $61.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.50  
Overtime
$18.65 - $72.32  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,352  
   
Commission
$2,424 - $46,979  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,275  
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).
)
$45,572 - $124,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 585
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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,068

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Construction Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Construction Manager?

Construction Manager in Coos Bay:
"Good and bad."
Pros: I enjoy managing people, and the construction industry as a whole. I enjoy seeing projects completed. I enjoy that I have one of the better jobs in our area.
Cons: Are division seems to be poorly managed from the very top. They need to spend more time and money on the employees that are in contact with the customers and more money on equipment. The upper levels of management have forgotten where the money comes from.

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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Contractor Management
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Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Budget Management
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National Average
$76,000

Microsoft Office
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Adobe Acrobat
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Blueprints
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Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 601 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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