Median pay for Experienced Construction Project Managers lies in the neighborhood of $80K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Construction Project Managers approaches anywhere from $54K on the lower end to $118K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $16K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Experienced Construction Project Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. For the most part, Experienced Construction Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$54,071 - $110,469
(Median)
$54K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,984
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$18.95 - $49.76
(Median)
$19
$29
$50
MEDIAN: $28.00
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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
$54,071 - $110,469  
   
Bonus
$488.10 - $16,483  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,536  
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
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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$53,587 - $117,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.95 - $49.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$20.13 - $54.87  
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
$488.10 - $16,483  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,536  
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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$53,587 - $117,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,067

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Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, Experienced Construction Project Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Construction Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+21 percent), Washington (+14 percent), Boston (+10 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (6 percent lower) and Tampa (2 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries


Budget Management
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Microsoft Project
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Contractor Management
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$82,000

Scheduling
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Microsoft Office
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Construction Estimating
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Job Scheduling
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autodesk autocad
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Blueprints
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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