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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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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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  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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).
)
$35,896 - $80,311  
PayScale
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 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.
Project Manager, Construction in Lancaster:
"Aware Of All The Stress."
Be organized. Follow up on everything. Be aggressive, yet diplomatic. Be fair. Be honest.
Project Manager, Construction in Crawford:
"Job Description, Duties And Pay Rates."
Always, always, always, make sure you get a written job description that details what you will be doing for who, what hours you are required to work and when and if you will get pay raises and/or bonuses. Always get this in writing no matter what.

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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Project Management
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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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Gender

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Male
88%
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Common Health Benefits

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