Average Entry-Level Construction Manager with Project Management Skills Salary

$59,960
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,966
Bonus
$4,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Construction Manager with Project Management skills is $59,960.
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MEDIAN $59,960
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Salary
$40k - $84k
Bonus
$968 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$12 - $40k
Total Pay
$37k - $87k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Construction Site Inspection, Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating and Contractor Management.

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 $63,513 based on 431 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,759 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,488 based on 759 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,307.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,381 survey responses.
Early Career
18.1%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
31.9%
Late Career
32.3%