Average Project Manager, Construction Salary

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The average salary for a Project Manager, Construction is $72,803.
MEDIAN $72,803
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$48k - $112k
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$50 - $12k
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$44k - $119k

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Job Description for Project Manager, Construction

Project Manager, Construction 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 Project Manager, Construction are from the companies CBRE Group, Jones Lang LaSalle and Turner Construction Company. Reported salaries are highest at Skanska Usa Building Incorporated where the average pay is $120,729. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Turner Construction Company and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, earning around $115,165 and $112,204, respectively. Servpro Industries, Inc. pays the lowest at around $45,000. Jones Lang LaSalle and CBRE Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,392 and $89,774, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Construction

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 Blueprints and Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Construction

An entry-level Project Manager, Construction with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,677 based on 950 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,824 based on 3,770 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,012 based on 3,769 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,423 based on 4,301 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,995.
Employees with Project Manager, Construction in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.0% less).

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