Average Entry-Level Construction Manager with Contractor Management Skills Salary

$59,416
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,500
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Construction Manager with Contractor Management skills is $59,416.
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MEDIAN $59,416
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Salary
$40k - $81k
Bonus
$400 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$528 - $33k
Total Pay
$38k - $86k

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Job Description for Construction Manager

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.

Career Paths

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Construction Manager
Construction Superintendent
Project Manager, Construction
Construction Project Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,970 based on 373 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,196 based on 369 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,625 based on 666 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,168.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,082 survey responses.
Early Career
17.9%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
32.0%
Late Career
32.4%