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Average Construction Manager Salary in San Diego, California

$97,204
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,000
Bonus
$6,800
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The average salary for a Construction Manager in San Diego, California is $97,204.
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$73k
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$97k
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$140k
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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 Project Management and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Site Inspection, Blueprints and Contractor Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Managers?

An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,729 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,536 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,044 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,000.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (26.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (20.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
19.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
32.7%