A Construction Project Manager earns an average salary of $74,655 per year.

$49,395 - $107,328
$49K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,654
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$15.97 - $47.45
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,395 - $107,328  
   
Bonus
$492.13 - $15,006  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,809  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,799  
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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$48,503 - $113,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.97 - $47.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$20.21 - $55.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.13 - $15,006  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,809  
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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$48,503 - $113,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 391

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Job Description for Construction Project Manager

Construction project managers plan, coordinate, and oversee a wide variety of projects involving the construction or maintenance of facilities, buildings, roadways, and building systems. They oversee the construction process from conceptualization to completion. This includes oversight of construction supervisors, contractors, and various trade workers. Usually, the construction project manager must report on the progress of the project to the owner and local officials. Project managers must have excellent planning skills and be able to effectively schedule tasks, meet deadlines, and follow a budget. They also must effectively manage contractors and vendors, monitoring quality of work performed, and ensuring tasks are completed within budgetary and time restrictions. Construction project managers must be able to read blueprints and schematics, building codes, and relevant laws to ensure the project is in compliance with building standards and regulations.

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Construction Project Manager Tasks

  • Plan and oversee implementation of design for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
  • Consult with clients and company representatives to direct project development.
  • Oversee budgeting, scheduling, and other managerial aspects of project.
  • Select and coordinate contractors needed for project.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,294

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Q: What is it like working as a Construction Project Manager?

Construction Project Manager in San Francisco:
"Great opportunity for those who can do."
Pros: I have endless opportunities to learn and develop. Smart employees who demonstrate capability are promoted quickly and based upon their strengths. Management seems willing to make changes based on employee ideas/suggestions. I have the freedom to do my work as I think it should be completed as long as it meets or exceeds company expectations. People recognize our brand and those who are familiar with our product know it carries great value.
Cons: The support for my position is limited and many times there are tasks that I must complete due to the inability of others to finish them. Management, while willing, doesn't seem to be able to make the changes that are most necessary to fix what is obviously afflicting the company. Much of the culture of the company is derived from the Japanese "mothership", which makes us less agile here in the US. There is very little guidance as to best practices and means, which leads to inconsistency in the level of quality achieved between projects.

Construction Project Manager in San Diego:
"Construction Project Management Is Great."
Pros: Flexible, able to grow. I enjoy the people, the companies commitment to its people.
Cons: Lack of structure, not a clear view of options for advancement.

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Key Stats for Construction Project Manager

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 464 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries



National Average
$76,000



Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries





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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 464 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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