Senior Project Manager, Construction Salary (United States)

A Senior Project Manager, Construction earns an average salary of $99,458 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and Contract Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Project Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$72,330 - $137,371
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MEDIAN: $99,458
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Senior Project Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$19.80 - $81.67
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,330 - $137,371  
   
Bonus
$971 - $20,850  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $14,617  
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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$73,689 - $153,060  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,043
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$19.80 - $81.67  
   
Overtime
$28.04 - $80.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$971 - $20,850  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $14,617  
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).
)
$73,689 - $153,060  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Construction

A senior construction project manager performs general oversight of many of the duties and tasks that must be accomplished in the construction, renovation, or restructuring of a property. They must be organized and able to delegate tasks and responsibilities to subordinate project managers, contractors, and laborers. A senior construction project manager's responsibilities cover a number of areas, including permitting, programming, design, and construction itself. Because the senior construction project manager is responsible for the project's end product, they must have a deep understanding of each phase of the construction process, including architectural design and blueprinting. In addition, a senior construction project manager communicates a great deal with architects, clients, vendors of the products they are using, and subordinate staff; much of the time, the individual is reporting progress on a project or task or asking others for the status of certain jobs.
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Senior Project Manager, Construction Tasks
  • Oversee budgets, including tracking metrics and updating equipment logs.
  • Lead meetings to ensure budget, user needs and schedule are met.
  • Organize and manage staff, contractors and schedules for construction projects.
  • Prepare documentation like scope of work, contracts, purchase orders, reports and budgets.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Senior Project Manager, Construction Salaries

National Average
$106,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Project Manager, Construction Salaries

People Management
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Contract Management
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Operations Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Budget Management
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Contractor Management
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National Average
$106,000
Project Management
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Construction Estimating
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Microsoft Project
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Scheduling
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Construction Site Inspection
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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