Average Experienced Construction Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$93,107
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$12,289
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The average salary for an Experienced Construction Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $93,107.
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$75k
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$151k
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Managers?

Skills in Construction Site Inspection, Project Management, Contractor Management and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $51,923 based on 5 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,965 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,996.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (19.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
30.0%
Mid Career
21.7%
Late Career
40.0%