Construction Project Manager Salary (United States)

A Construction Project Manager earns an average salary of $72,152 per year.
Construction Project Manager Salary (?
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$46,347 - $104,050
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,151
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Construction Project Manager Salary (?
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$17.40 - $50.26
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,347 - $104,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,975  
Profit Sharing
$514 - $11,074  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$46,004 - $112,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,928
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.40 - $50.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,975  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$514 - $11,074  
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).
)
$46,004 - $112,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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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
  • Oversee budgeting, scheduling, and other managerial aspects of project.
  • Select and coordinate contractors needed for project.
  • Plan and oversee implementation of design for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
  • Consult with clients and company representatives to direct project development.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries

Contractor Management
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Budget Management
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Project Management
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Scheduling
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Job Scheduling
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National Average
$74,000
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Construction Estimating
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Blueprints
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 21%