Average Construction Project Manager Salary

$79,110
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,156
Bonus
$9,933
Commission
$4,056
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The average salary for a Construction Project Manager is $79,110.
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$52k
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$79k
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$115k
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$52k - $115k
Bonus
$997 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$963 - $15k
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$2k - $30k
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$51k - $123k
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What Do Construction Project Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Construction Project Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Construction Project Manager are from the companies Turner Construction Company, Jones Lang LaSalle and Oregon Department of Corrections. Reported salaries are highest at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc where the average pay is $117,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Balfour Beatty and CBRE Group, earning around $116,481 and $110,617, respectively. Hufcor pays the lowest at around $66,376. Turner Construction Company and Jones Lang LaSalle also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,485 and $91,096, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Project Managers?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Project Managers?

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 $54,950 based on 71 salaries. An early career Construction Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,797 based on 1,049 salaries. A mid-career Construction Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,218 based on 1,185 salaries. An experienced Construction Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,194 based on 1,607 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,600.
Employees with Construction Project Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (23.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,240 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
20.0%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
30.7%
Late Career
25.3%