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Construction Manager salary in United States

How much does a Construction Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary


Most common benefits

Profit sharing
$10,000per year
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The average salary for a construction manager is $80,774 per year in the United States and $10,000 profit sharing per year.4.9k salaries reported, updated at June 29, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Construction Managers in United States

  1. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
    940 reviews9 salaries reported
    $209,454per year
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Highest paying cities for Construction Managers in United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $98,440 per year
    51 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $92,356 per year
    67 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $91,628 per year
    67 salaries reported
  1. Tampa, FL
    $80,268 per year
    31 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $79,899 per year
    56 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $79,580 per year
    46 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $77,156 per year
    93 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $77,136 per year
    81 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $74,936 per year
    27 salaries reported
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Where can a Construction Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Construction Managers

Most recommended certification

LEED Certification

earn +28.47% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 221.93% since 2018. Construction Managers with this certification earn +28.47% more than the average base salary, which is $80,774 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012308increase by 308
2013924increase by 200.00%
20141390increase by 50.43%
2015515decrease by 62.95%
2016390decrease by 24.27%
2017361decrease by 7.44%
2018497increase by 37.67%
20191600increase by 221.93%

Top companies hiring Construction Managers with the recommended certification

Big Red Rooster Flow
Bristol Infrastructure Design Svcs, LLC
University of California Los Angeles
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Top schools offering LEED Certification

Vector Solutions

Green Training USA

1 review
Top skills
Business Management
Top licenses
Architecture License
Top fields of study
Construction Management Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
9 jobs10
22 jobs37
2 jobs2
10 jobs37
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Most common benefits for Construction Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 278 ratings

78% of Construction Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Construction Project Manager

95,235 job openings

Average $84,480 per year

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