The average salary for a construction manager in the United States is around $93,370 per year.
This is 53% above the national average. Updated in 2018.
Construction managers earn an average yearly salary of $93,370. Wages typically start from $55,240 and go up to $157,820.
Construction manager earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Construction manager salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
|District of Columbia||$100,770|
How much does a Construction Manager earn?
Managing a construction project from beginning to end is a big responsibility, and construction manager salaries reflect that. There are different levels of construction managers - those who work as small business owners, and those who oversee and manage large teams earning millions of dollars every year. When it comes to construction manager salaries, the sky is the limit.
Having a degree in construction management increases salaried pay, and provides greater opportunities for career growth within the industry. Those who work in a city typically earn more than those employed in rural areas. The states that have the highest average construction manager salaries as of 2014 are New Jersey, Alaska, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
How do construction manager salaries compare to similar careers?
|Industrial production manager salary||$103K|
|Health services manager salary||$100K|
|Franchise owner salary||$58K|
|Operations manager salary||$86K|
|Management consultant salary||$87K|
|Construction manager salary||$93K|
|Naval architect salary||$93K|
|Product manager salary||$85K|
|Human resources manager salary||$87K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)