Average Mid-Career Construction Manager Salary

$73,895
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,124
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$3,062
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Manager is $73,895.
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$49k
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$74k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $73,895
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Salary
$49k - $103k
Bonus
$959 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$400 - $10k
Commission
$3k - $39k
Total Pay
$47k - $113k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Manager

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Construction Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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 Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Construction Site Inspection, Construction Estimating and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

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 $55,008 based on 171 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,086 based on 1,025 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,653 based on 1,560 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,252.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (8.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,473 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
22.9%
Experienced
34.9%
Late Career
38.4%