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Project Manager, Construction Salary

A Project Manager, Construction earns an average salary of $69,031 per year.

$44,476 - $101,546
(Median)
$44K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,030
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$15.07 - $44.85
(Median)
$15
$24
$45
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,476 - $101,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,958  
Profit Sharing
$688 - $11,503  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,144  
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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$43,386 - $108,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14,937
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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $44.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.95  
Overtime
$18.97 - $56.27  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,958  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,144  
Profit Sharing
$688 - $11,503  
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).
)
$43,386 - $108,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,110

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Job Description for Project Manager, Construction

The construction project manager is the ultimate authority on development and completion of construction projects. They are responsible for all project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, and project accounting and control. They lend their knowledge with technical direction, and they are also responsible for making sure the job is in compliance with quality standards. The responsibilities of the construction project manager cover all areas of project management, including project planning, time management, contract administration, cost management, quality management, and safety management. They spend their time charting out project objectives and plans, setting performance requirements, and the participants in the project. They negotiate contracts with construction crews to get the best work at a reasonable price.

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Project Manager, Construction Tasks

  • Oversee budgeting, scheduling, and other managerial aspects of project.
  • Select and coordinate contractors needed for project.
  • Plan and oversee implementation of design for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
  • Consult with clients and company representatives to direct project development.

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What is it like working as a Project Manager, Construction?

Project Manager, Construction in Jessup:
"Construction Project Management Salary."
Pros: Work schedule flexibility, combination of field and office work, working with professionals, types of projects, experience gained.
Cons: Having to address and resolve problems on a regular basis that are out of my control, having to deal with difficult clients.

Project Manager, Construction in Kenosha:
"Over worked under paid."
Pros: Freedom and nobody to answer to, I make the schedule and enjoy the flexibility.
Cons: I dont get paid overtime and I feel that I am very under paid for the work that I do.

Project Manager, Construction in Logan:
"Busy And Rewarding."
Pros: I like participating in the process of solving problems and realizing what I can do to help. Communicating with the customer and developing a solution for their current problems is the most rewarding part of my job.
Cons: Unrealistic expectations are difficult to work with. Scheduling conflicts are very frustrating.

Project Manager, Construction in Pittsburgh:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: Weekends off, working 7-4, steady pay, co-workers.
Cons: High stress, slow slow slow computer systems, lack of training, odd management structure.

Project Manager, Construction in Atlanta:
"Strong Team Members."
Pros: Working toward a common goal that results in high revenue growth but starts with customer service as a primary goal.
Cons: I'm not responsible for associated outcomes.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3529 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%
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