Construction Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$85,000
$56,000
Min 10%
$85,000
Median 50%
$128,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Green Brick Partners
Highest Paying City
Newark, NJ
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a construction manager make?
The national average salary for a Construction Manager in the U.S. is $85,276 annually or $41.0 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 72,000. The top 10 percent earn over $128,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $56,000 annually. Professional companies and Construction companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Construction Manager salaries are New Jersey, California, New York, North Carolina, and South Dakota. Most Construction Managers spend 4.4 years in the position.

Average Construction Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Construction Manager in the USA is $85,276 annually or $41.0 hourly. Newark, NJ reports the highest Construction Manager salaries at $126,501 per year. The average entry-level salary in Newark, NJ is $72,000. New Jersey, California, New York, North Carolina, and South Dakota are the highest paying states. Florida, Wisconsin, Missouri, Nebraska, and Mississippi are the lowest earners.

Map of Construction Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Construction Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Construction Manager Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Construction Manager makes. Most Construction Manager jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Green Brick Partners and Cushman & Wakefield are the highest paying companies. Companies like Armada Hoffler Properties and HULLSTOREY DEV also pay high salaries to their Construction Managers.

Average Construction Manager Pay By Industry

Construction Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Real Estate companies, Retail companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Construction Managers. Real Estate companies pay Construction Managers an average salary of $127,896, Retail companies pay $100,149, and Construction companys come in at $86,774. The average salary for Construction Managers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $77,085.
Industry
Average Salary
Real Estate
Real Estate
$127,896
$128k
Retail
Retail
$100,149
$100k
Construction
Construction
$86,774
$87k
Technology
Technology
$86,062
$86k
Energy
Energy
$83,104
$83k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$82,343
$82k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$77,085
$77k

Construction Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Construction Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Construction Manager can range from $51,183 to $118,100 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Construction Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Washington
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$60,924
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$45,084
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$78,196
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$120,000
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$46,692
CBRE
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04/06/2020
$200,000
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$46,692
John A Logan College
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$71,862
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$66,974
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