The majority of Construction Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. — slightly less than two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $52K to $122K per year, and the median is $83K per year. With some bonuses approaching $13K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Construction Project Managers in Chicago spread between $52K and $122K depending on individual performance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Chicago Construction Project Managers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$52,545 - $118,510
$53K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,224
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$52,545 - $118,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,400  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
Commission
$6,000  
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$51,599 - $122,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $87K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $89K.

Key Stats for Construction Project Manager

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries



National Average
$85,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 6%



Construction Estimating
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$85,000

Job Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 5%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 7%

Blueprints
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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