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Best states for a Construction Manager

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Do you want to become a Construction Manager at ERICSSON USA, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Construction Managers that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Our research found that North Carolina is the best state for Construction Managers, while North Carolina and Delaware are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

North Carolina has a median salary of $103,954 and North Carolina has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Construction Managers.

Construction Managers in Wilmington make the most money.

Forest City and Raleigh are other high paying cities for Construction Managers.

We found that North Carolina is the best state for Construction Manager jobs, whereas Mississippi is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Construction Managers in 2019

  1. North Carolina
  2. Delaware
  3. Alaska
  4. Colorado
  5. Maryland
  6. Arizona
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. California
  9. Washington
  10. New Jersey
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  • (352 jobs)
  • (372 jobs)
  • (241 jobs)
  • (402 jobs)
  • (1,800 jobs)
  • (445 jobs)
  • (226 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Construction Managers, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Construction Managers, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Construction Managers.

We also have the current list of job openings for Construction Managers available below.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Construction Managers below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Construction Managers in 2019

1. North Carolina

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
463 $103,955 $68,000 $157,000 1.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in North Carolina

2. Delaware

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
37 $99,601 $66,000 $148,000 0.99
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Delaware

3. Alaska

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
26 $88,527 $59,000 $132,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Alaska

4. Colorado

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
352 $90,000 $53,000 $150,000 1.31
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Colorado

5. Maryland

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
372 $90,000 $71,000 $112,000 1.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Maryland

6. Arizona

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
241 $84,051 $56,000 $124,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Arizona

7. Pennsylvania

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
402 $94,164 $73,000 $120,000 0.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Pennsylvania

8. California

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,800 $88,521 $61,000 $127,000 1.21
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in California

9. Washington

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
445 $84,781 $65,000 $109,000 1.33
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in Washington

10. New Jersey

Total Construction Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
226 $96,802 $71,000 $131,000 0.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Construction Manager Jobs in New Jersey

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Construction Manager

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Construction Manager

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