Construction Project Managers in San Jose, Calif. pull down an average of $94K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $26K, total cash payment to San Jose Construction Project Managers can bottom out at $62K or peak near $137K. For the most part, Construction Project Managers in San Jose enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. San Jose Construction Project Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,784 - $123,065
MEDIAN: $93,595

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$60,784 - $123,065  
$979 - $25,532  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $24,832  
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$62,044 - $136,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
518,317 (50.5%)
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
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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.

Inexperienced workers earn around $85K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $107K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Construction Project Managers in San Jose make a median salary of $94K. San Jose Construction Project Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $106K.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Construction Salaries

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Construction Salaries

autodesk autocad
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Budget Management
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National Average

Microsoft Project
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Contractor Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Scheduling
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Microsoft Office
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Adobe Acrobat
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


12 %
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 10%