Construction Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Chicago Construction Project Managers tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly three in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $55K to $133K per year, median earnings come to $85K annually. Total cash earnings of Construction Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. range from $55K on the low end to $133K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $18K and $15K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$57,582 - $122,132
$58K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,614
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$57,582 - $122,132  
   
Bonus
$500 - $17,900  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
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$54,631 - $133,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Construction Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Construction Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 26 salaries. A Construction Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Construction Project Manager

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries

▲26%

▲1%

National Average
$87,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries


▲2%


National Average
$87,000




Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼4%


Microsoft Project
▼6%


Blueprints
▼9%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 13%