Experienced Construction Project Manager Salary

Earnings for Experienced Construction Project Managers come in at around $78K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Experienced Construction Project Managers bottoms out near $52K and approaches $117K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $12K from profit sharing. Most Experienced Construction Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — close to a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,823 - $109,655
(Median)
$52K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,993
10%
50%
90%

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$17.38 - $51.35
(Median)
$17
$27
$51
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,823 - $109,655  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,207  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $12,001  
Commission
$9,000  
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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$51,707 - $116,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,060
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.38 - $51.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$19.27 - $61.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,207  
   
Commission
$9,000  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $12,001  
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).
)
$51,707 - $116,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,606

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For Experienced Construction Project Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Construction Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+32 percent), Los Angeles (+24 percent), Washington (+21 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). Detroit is the lowest-paying area, 2 percent south of the national average.

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Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries


Microsoft Project
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Contractor Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$80,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 349 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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