Construction Manager Salary

The average salary for a Construction Manager is $73,087 per year. A skill in Microsoft Project is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,324 - $115,239
$48K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,538
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$15.97 - $60.27
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$60
MEDIAN: $28.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,324 - $115,239  
   
Bonus
$486.52 - $19,744  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,389  
Commission
$0.00 - $47,575  
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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$45,746 - $124,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,580
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.97 - $60.27  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $79.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$486.52 - $19,744  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $47,575  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,389  
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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$45,746 - $124,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 518

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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

  • 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.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

Pay by Experience for a Construction Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 863 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 817 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 1,096 salaries. A Construction Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 922 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,367

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Construction Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Construction Manager

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 422 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries

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▲7%

National Average
$75,000

▼3%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries







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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 422 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 24%
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