How much do Construction-managers earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for a construction-manager is $51,564


National Average


8,201 salaries reported. Updated 10 November 2021

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How much does a Construction-manager make?

In the United States, the average pay for a construction-manager as of January 2022 is approximately $52,500 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $26.92 per hour and $4,375 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Construction-manager salaries

DirectlyApply has seen construction-manager salaries ranging from a high of $72,500 per year to a low of $31,200 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of construction-managers currently sit between $39,975 per year and $59,719 per year.

To be considered a top earning construction-manager you would be expected to be making in excess of $72,500 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $39,975 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an construction-manager can vary significantly (by as much as $32,525 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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