Construction Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Around three in five of Construction Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $54K to $138K per year, and the average comes out to $88K per year. In the world of Construction Project Managers in Chicago, overall income ranges from $54K near the bottom to $138K at the top; this can include more than $17K from bonuses and more than $18K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Chicago Construction Project Managers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,391 - $125,142
$57K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,550
10%
50%
90%

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$17.50 - $45.50
$28
MEDIAN: $27.50
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$0$136K
Salary $57,391 - $125,142
Bonus $1,007 - $17,134
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $18,246
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,000 - $136,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $27.50
Overtime $9.00
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,007 - $17,134
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $18,246
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,000 - $136,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Project Manager

Pay by Experience for a Construction Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Construction Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 26 salaries. A Construction Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working in Chicago?

Construction Project Manager in Chicago:
"Awesome City."
Pros: Plenty of construction projects available to build. Good employment opportunities.
Cons: Work commute is excessive which leads to added stress and less leisure time.

Key Stats for Construction Project Manager

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Construction Project Manager Salaries

▲19%

National Average
$92,000

▼4%

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Construction Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$92,000

▼3%






Microsoft Office
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼10%


Microsoft Project
▼11%


Blueprints
▼14%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 11%
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