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

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3k salaries reported, updated at Nov 20, 2020
$85,699
per year

The average salary for a construction manager is $85,699 per year in the United States and $8,000 profit sharing per year.

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Profit sharing
$8,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for construction managers

Most recommended skill

Construction Management DegreeTrending qualification.

earn +20.93% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 14.10% since 2018. Construction Managers with this skill earn +20.93% more than the average base salary, which is $85,699 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top skillsBusiness Management+98.70%salary
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Business Management
+98.70%
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Bluebeam
+22.74%
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HeavyBid
+67.06%
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Data Center Experience
+35.44%
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Top licensesArchitecture License+36.59%salary
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Architecture License
+36.59%
10 jobs
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Professional Engineer
+27.06%
81 jobs
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Top certificationsLEED Certification+28.47%salary
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LEED Certification
+28.47%
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Top fields of studyConstruction Management Degree+20.93%salary
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Construction Management Degree
+20.93%
393 jobs
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Engineering Degree
+21.16%
173 jobs
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Architecture Degree
+16.86%
103 jobs
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Civil Engineering Degree
+11.84%
67 jobs
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Most common benefits for Construction Managers

  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid sick time
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Salary satisfaction

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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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