Construction Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Construction Project Managers in Chicago tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $88K annually, but may range from $54K to $138K per year. Incomes of Chicago Construction Project Managers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $17K cause paychecks to spread between $54K on the low end and $138K on the high end. Most Construction Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$56,406 - $122,487
$56K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,106
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$0$138K
Salary $56,406 - $122,487
Bonus $993 - $17,366
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $18,183
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$53,592 - $138,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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.

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Q: What is it like working in Chicago?

Construction Project Manager in Chicago:
"Awesome City."
Pros: Plenty of construction projects available to build. Good employment opportunities.
Cons: Work commute is excessive which leads to added stress and less leisure time.

Key Stats for Construction Project Manager

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries

▲20%

National Average
$92,000

▼4%

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$92,000



▼3%




Microsoft Office
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

autodesk autocad
▼9%


Microsoft Project
▼10%


Blueprints
▼13%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 12%
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