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Entry-Level Project Manager, Construction Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Project Manager, Construction is $54,430 per year.
Entry-Level Project Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$38,128 - $76,661
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MEDIAN: $54,429
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Entry-Level Project Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$12.85 - $29.62
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,128 - $76,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,932  
Profit Sharing
$687 - $8,325  
Commission
$0.00 - $23,270  
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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$35,896 - $80,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $29.62  
   
Overtime
$16.18 - $40.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,932  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $23,270  
Profit Sharing
$687 - $8,325  
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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$35,896 - $80,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 789
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Project Manager, Construction Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Project Manager, Construction in Indianapolis:
"•Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, care."
Never assume you know anything, always be willing to learn from others in the field and managers. Time management is essential and if you don't have thick skin, this is not the industry for you.
Project Manager, Construction in Phoenix:
"Situational Awareness Pays."
No other industry allows such diversity in professional and personal growth and development. The door is open for any person willing to qualify him/herself by putting themselves out there and giving 100%. Limitations tend to be personality characteristics, flexibility, and willingness to learn plus a fair amount of in the right place at the right time with the appropriate qualifications and a degree of personal marketing.
Project Manager, Construction in Seattle:
"Decide On Your Major Early."
Decide on your major early. Construction Management degrees being during your Freshman year. This major is very competitive and you will need to be proactive as you can easily get off of your course schedule which can extend your college career and cost you additional money.
Project Manager, Construction in Lansing:
"Job Experience."
Get as many internships during the summer months while in school, that you can. They are MUCH more valuable than taking classes in the summer.
Project Manager, Construction in Irvine:
Be a mentor and provide an environment for others to succeed. Celebrate the victories, no matter how small. Be friendly and recognize that a fellow human is on the other side of the phone/computer.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Project Manager, Construction Salaries

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Scheduling
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Construction Estimating
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Adobe Acrobat
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$55,000
Microsoft Office
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AutoCAD
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AutoDesk
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 21%