Average Senior Construction Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Construction Manager is $111,616.
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$77k - $170k

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Job Description for Senior Construction Manager

Senior Construction Manager Tasks
  • Plan and coordinate project activities and schedules, tracking materials and time frame.
  • Interact with clients, set expectations, and track changes to scope of work.
  • Manage reporting, including daily reports and compliance documentation.
  • Communicate across teams and with subcontractors to increase efficiency and track quality control.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Construction Manager

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Popular Skills for Senior Construction Manager

Skills in Contractor Management, Construction Estimating and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Construction Manager

An early career Senior Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,964 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,430 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Senior Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,201 based on 121 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,259.
Employees with Senior Construction Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (35.5% more) and Houston, Texas (21.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belle Mead, New Jersey (22.7% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (21.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.7% less).

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