Project Manager, Construction in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Just below three-fifths of Construction Project Managers in Washington are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $58K to $133K per year, and the average comes out to $83K annually. Job satisfaction for Construction Project Managers in Washington, District of Columbia is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,247 - $120,740
(Median)
$57K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,331
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$25.53 - $97.87
(Median)
$26
$43
$98
MEDIAN: $42.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,247 - $120,740  
   
Bonus
$970 - $24,497  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$58,075 - $133,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$25.53 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$970 - $24,497  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$58,075 - $133,387  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Construction

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $76K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $87K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Construction Project Managers in Washington, District of Columbia make a median salary of $93K. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $102K.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Construction Salaries



National Average
$89,000



Skills That Affect Project Manager, Construction Salaries



Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%



Project Management
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 3%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%


AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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