Average Construction Project Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Construction Project Manager is $77,342.
MEDIAN $77,342
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$51k - $111k
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$3 - $12k
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$50k - $119k

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Job Description for Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager Tasks
  • Plan and oversee implementation of design for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
  • Consult with clients and company representatives to direct project development.
  • Oversee budgeting, scheduling, and other managerial aspects of project.
  • Select and coordinate contractors needed for project.
The top respondents for the job title Construction Project Manager are from the companies Turner Construction Company, CBRE Group and Jones Lang LaSalle. Reported salaries are highest at Gilbane where the average pay is $103,800. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CBRE Group and Jones Lang LaSalle, earning around $96,842 and $86,232, respectively. Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. pays the lowest at around $40,695. Habitat For Humanity and Turner Construction Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,000 and $77,485, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Construction Project Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Construction Project Manager
Senior Project Manager, Construction
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Construction Project Manager

Skills in Project Management, Contractor Management and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Job Scheduling and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Project Manager

An entry-level Construction Project Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,741 based on 320 salaries. An early career Construction Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,457 based on 1,479 salaries. A mid-career Construction Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,257 based on 1,761 salaries. An experienced Construction Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,837 based on 2,211 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,357.
Employees with Construction Project Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.5% less).

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