Average Construction Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£43,592
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,954
Bonus
£2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Construction Manager in United Kingdom is £43,592.
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£29k
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£44k
90%
£62k
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What Do Construction Managers Do?

Construction Manager Tasks
  • Manage the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction or component of a project.
  • Enforce safety measures and company regulations, and obtain required licenses and permits.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.

Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Manager

The top respondents for the job title Construction Manager are from the companies Costain Ltd, Kier Group plc and Bovis Lend Lease Pte Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Laingorourke where the average pay is £54,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Costain Ltd and Kier Group plc, earning around £51,110 and £49,400, respectively. Mace pays the lowest at around £34,000. Bovis Lend Lease Pte Ltd and Gallifordtry also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £39,900 and £40,840, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Managers?

Skills in Contractor Management, Project Management and Construction Site Inspection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Managers?

An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £29,561 based on 10 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £38,124 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £44,963 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £48,103 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £51,443.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in London, England earn an average of 43.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (16.0% more) and London, England: London (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (12.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (4.2% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 645 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
26.4%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
27.8%
Late Career
20.3%

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