$109,501
Avg. Salary
$45.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,063

Bonus

$5,020

Profit Sharing

$15,170

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Project Manager, Construction is $45.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Project Manager, Construction is $109,501 per year.

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$24.63
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$76k
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MEDIAN $109,501
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$0$164K
Salary $75,972 - $149,885
Bonus $2,480 - $25,319
Profit Sharing $145 - $15,442
Commission $993 - $48,936
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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$78,891 - $164,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,421
Hourly Data $0$95
Hourly Rate $24.63 - $83.71
Overtime $0.00 - $95.99
Annual Data $0$164K
Bonus $2,480 - $25,319
Commission $993 - $48,936
Profit Sharing $145 - $15,442
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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$78,891 - $164,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 121

Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Construction

A senior construction project manager performs general oversight of many of the duties and tasks that must be accomplished in the construction, renovation, or restructuring of a property. They must be organized and able to delegate tasks and responsibilities to subordinate project managers, contractors, and laborers. A senior construction project manager's responsibilities cover a number of areas, including permitting, programming, design, and construction itself. Because the senior construction project manager is responsible for the project's end product, they must have a deep understanding of each phase of the construction process, including architectural design and blueprinting. In addition, a senior construction project manager communicates a great deal with architects, clients, vendors of the products they are using, and subordinate staff; much of the time, the individual is reporting progress on a project or task or asking others for the status of certain jobs.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Project Manager, Construction


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Construction Senior Project Managers include Jones Lang LaSalle, Balfour Beatty Construction, Inc., CBRE Group, Skanska Usa Building Incorporated, and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Skanska Usa Building Incorporated offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $155K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $93K to just $143K — but Jones Lang LaSalle offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $104K.

Common Career Paths for Senior Project Manager, Construction


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There are some Construction Senior Project Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Senior Project Executive, Constructions, where earnings are an average $172K annually. More often than not, a Construction Project Manager role is the next step for Construction Senior Project Managers moving up in the field. Pay for Construction Project Managers is usually $75K. Many Construction Senior Project Managers choose to take on a Director of Construction role instead, where salaries are typically $125K.

Senior Project Manager, Construction Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, Construction


Survey results imply that Construction Senior Project Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Contract Management, People Management, Contract Negotiation, and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include autodesk autocad, Blueprints, and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those who know Contractor Management also know Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, Construction

Pay by Experience for a Senior Project Manager, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Project Manager, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Project Manager, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 284 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 912 salaries. A Senior Project Manager, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 824 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,575

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Construction Senior Project Managers that is 22 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Construction Senior Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), San Francisco (+16 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Falling short of the national average by 5 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver.

Senior Project Manager, Construction Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Project Manager, Construction?

Senior Project Manager, Construction in San Antonio:
"Hired me as a senior pm but put me in pm 's job."
Brush up on people skills.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in Jackson:
"Get a degree."
Don't get into it with out years of hands on knowlege.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in Tampa:
This job typically includes a much more business savvy person to make the best decisions for the company as a whole.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in New Orleans:
"Highly competitive and dynamic."
Be a sponge, learn all you can.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in Miami:
"The Average Pay Rate."
Find specialties, hospital construction, historical construction, get lots of field experience that is the key to success, being in the office all day behind a computer won't get you exposed to the construction experience you need to be successful. Specialties is the key to be different than the competition.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in New Brunswick:
"Detail."
Pay attention to detail in all phases of the construction project.

Senior Project Manager, Construction in Detroit:
"Do not specialize in one area."
Pick the greatest variation in tasks and projects you can.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Senior Project Manager, Construction

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 635 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
48%

Experience Affects Senior Project Manager, Construction Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$118,000

▼3%

▼13%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Senior Project Manager, Construction Salaries




National Average
$118,000


Project Management
▼2%

Budget Management
▼2%


▼4%






▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 635 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 12%