With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Construction Managers in Denver, Colo. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $58K to $150K per year and averages out to $85K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,237 - $126,042
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$59K
$85K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,931
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$10.64 - $60.66
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$11
$40
$61
MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$59,237 - $126,042  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $33,535  
Profit Sharing
$14,250  
Total Pay (?
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$58,181 - $150,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.64 - $60.66  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,957 - $33,535  
   
Profit Sharing
$14,250  
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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$58,181 - $150,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
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$1,094
Denver:
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Colorado:
$283,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

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


Construction Managers in Denver who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $85K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Construction Managers in Denver, Colo. make a median salary of $89K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $111K.

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Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries


National Average
$90,000

Experienced
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Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Microsoft Project
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Budget Management
up arrow 11%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 13%

Blueprints
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 18%

Scheduling
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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