$74,821
Avg. Salary
$29.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,856

Bonus

$3,073

Profit Sharing

$9,826

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Construction Manager is $29.71 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Manager is $74,821 per year.

$16.41
10%
$29.71
50%
$60.84
90%
MEDIAN $29.71
$49k
10%
$75k
50%
$119k
90%
MEDIAN $74,821
$48,950 - $118,777
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$120K
MEDIAN: $74,821
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90%

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$16.41 - $60.84
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$0$127K
Salary $48,950 - $118,777
Bonus $513 - $20,263
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,764
Commission $2.29 - $30,639
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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$47,505 - $127,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,593
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $16.41 - $60.84
Hourly Tips $2.98
Overtime $22.49 - $74.56
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $513 - $20,263
Commission $2.29 - $30,639
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,764
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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$47,505 - $127,491
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 887

Job Description for Construction Manager

A construction manager oversees the construction of buildings, roads, and other structures. He or she makes sure that the work is running efficiently. Prior to starting a job, the construction manager may create a plan. The construction manager often works directly with clients, so it is important to be able to interact well with customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff and with clients. The ability to lead a large team is important.

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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.

Construction Manager Pay By Employer

$0$173K

$65,764

$65,735

$65,255

CH2M Hill
11 profiles
$109,000

$92,250

$68,100

$85,957

$67,800

$75,923

$64,250

Common Career Paths for Construction Manager


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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

Pay by Experience for a Construction Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 863 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 817 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 1,096 salaries. A Construction Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 922 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,408

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Construction Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Manager?

Construction Manager in Midland:
"Communicate."
Be nice to people treat eveyone the same. Ask opinions.

Construction Manager in Corpus Christi:
"Responsible for maintaining progress and budget."
Understand the Scope of Work.

Construction Manager in Minneapolis:
"I have fulfillment in what I do."
Pros: I like building things to specification, on time and on budget. I like ensuring safety and environmental is the priority during construction.
Cons: I work at terminals that are away from my home. I have a young family and am away for weeks at a time. The travel gets old.

Construction Manager in Concord:
"Politics."
Don't let people hear your opinions easily. Read your emails from the bottom up. Write your email with reiterations. Do not take work home.

Construction Manager in Austin:
"Field management."
Pros: High pace work environment and new challenges dailey.
Cons: High Stress, subject to changing circumstances and me out of my control.

Construction Manager in Des Moines:
"Must Love Challenges and Travel."
You must, and I mean must be able to love the work you do for the work. Not the compensation, not professional accolades, not the company you work for. You must be able slove problems, work long hours, and be away from home. You should be willing to do these things because the thrill of dealing with and sloving problems is a reward you relish.

Construction Manager in San Francisco:
"Do what you love."
Love what you do.

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Key Stats for Construction Manager

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 854 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$77,000

▼6%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries




National Average
$77,000




Blueprints
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%






▼7%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 854 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 24%