Average Early-Career Construction Manager Salary

$61,086
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,873
Bonus
$9,000
Commission
$2,534
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The average salary for an Early-Career Construction Manager is $61,086.
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MEDIAN $61,086
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Salary
$44k - $87k
Bonus
$789 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$900 - $11k
Commission
$485 - $30k
Total Pay
$41k - $92k

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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

The top respondents for the job title Construction Manager are from the companies Lennar Corporation, Habitat For Humanity and Toll Brothers, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Habitat For Humanity where the average pay is $66,500. Toll Brothers, Inc. pays the lowest at around $51,255.

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

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. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,895 based on 909 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 New York, New York earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.0% less), Houston, Texas (7.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,357 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
35.8%
Late Career
39.4%