Construction manager earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Construction manager salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $131,950
New Jersey $131,130
Rhode Island $113,860
Alaska $115,580
Delaware $119,910
California $107,050
Hawaii $105,808
West Virginia $96,730
Wisconsin $104,570
Connecticut $105,430
Pennsylvania $96,072
Virginia $99,270
North Dakota $89,730
North Carolina $97,290
Massachusetts $102,410
Maryland $94,770
Georgia $96,610
Ohio $91,130
District of Columbia $100,770
Michigan $93,010
Washington $95,840
South Carolina $88,590
Louisiana $91,490
Texas $90,900
Oregon $92,100
Colorado $89,190
Alabama $87,152
Missouri $89,730
Wyoming $90,930
Montana $82,990
Illinois $85,708
South Dakota $94,880
Nevada $91,180
Florida $82,200
Minnesota $90,950
Nebraska $79,080
Vermont $87,490
Kansas $82,445
Arizona $82,956
New Hampshire $83,030
Iowa $82,267
Kentucky $79,090
New Mexico $83,200
Arkansas $78,250
Oklahoma $80,180
Maine $79,730
Utah $76,150
Virgin Islands $79,840
Indiana $76,390
Tennessee $72,630
Mississippi $66,520
Idaho $71,321
Guam $61,690
Puerto Rico $53,630

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?

Construction managers earn 6% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than marketing managers but more than human resources managers.

Career Median Salary
Marketing manager salary $113K
Compensation and benefits manager salary $121K
Fundraising manager salary $115K
Health services manager salary $114K
Purchasing manager salary $116K
Construction manager salary $103K
Investment fund manager salary $107K
Supply chain manager salary $107K
Sales manager salary $92K
Human resources manager salary $101K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)