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Average Senior Project Manager, Construction Salary

$111,685
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,259
Bonus
$10,174
Commission
$5,156
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Project Manager, Construction is $111,685.
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$78k
MEDIAN
$112k
90%
$151k
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$78k - $151k
Bonus
$3k - $26k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $19k
Commission
$986 - $41k
Total Pay
$81k - $168k
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What Do Senior Project Manager, Constructions Do?

Senior Project Manager, Construction Tasks
  • Organize and manage staff, contractors and schedules for construction projects.
  • Prepare documentation like scope of work, contracts, purchase orders, reports and budgets.
  • Oversee budgets, including tracking metrics and updating equipment logs.
  • Lead meetings to ensure budget, user needs and schedule are met.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Project Manager, Construction

4.1 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Senior Project Manager, Construction are from the companies Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE Group and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Turner Construction Company where the average pay is $161,259. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DPR Construction Incorporated and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., earning around $139,827 and $130,180, respectively. Jones Lang LaSalle pays the lowest at around $102,536. Michels Corporation and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $105,000 and $109,927, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, Constructions?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, Constructions?

An early career Senior Project Manager, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $86,136 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,804 based on 316 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,600 based on 1,367 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,528.
Employees with Senior Project Manager, Construction in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (20.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.8% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,291 survey responses.
Early Career
2.5%
Mid Career
9.6%
Experienced
41.5%
Late Career
46.4%