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How much do Construction Managers earn in the United States?

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Monthly

Weekly

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Yearly Salary

$58,500

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

$33,150

$58,500
National Average

$59,719

Annual Salary

Monthly Salary

Weekly Salary

Hourly Salary

Top Earners

$59,719

$4,977

$1,225

$30.63

75th Percentile

$59,719

$4,977

$1,225

$30.63

Average

$58,500

$4,875

$1,200

$30.00

25th Percentile

$48,750

$4,063

$1,000

$25.00


11,273 salaries reported. Updated 24 September 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 September 2021 is approximately $58,500 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $30.00 per hour and $4,875 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 $59,719 per year to a low of $33,150 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of construction managers currently sit between $48,750 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 $59,719 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $48,750 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.


However interestingly, the average pay range for a construction manager can vary significantly (by as much as $10,969 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.

How does Construction Manager pay compare across the United States?

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under -7% less than national average

-4% to -7% less than national average

-1% to -4% less than national average

within 1% of national average

4% to 1% above national average

7% to 4% above national average

over 7% above national average

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