Average Construction Manager Salary in Houston, Texas

$80,148
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,096
Bonus
$3,125
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The average salary for a Construction Manager in Houston, Texas is $80,148.
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$51k
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MEDIAN $80,148
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Salary
$51k - $138k
Bonus
$0 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$52k - $154k

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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

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 Project Management and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Construction Site Inspection and Contractor 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 $59,506 based on 5 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,686 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,572 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,172 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,847.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.7% more) and New York, New York (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
18.9%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
30.6%
Late Career
31.1%