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

3.3k salaries reported, updated at June 18, 2021
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The average salary for a construction manager is $78,580 per year in the United States and $8,000 profit sharing per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for construction managers

Most recommended certification

LEED Certification

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 $78,580 per year.

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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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