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Construction manager salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $87,078
Low $54,260
High $139,745
Profit sharing
$6,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a construction manager is $87,078 per year in the United States and $6,000 profit sharing per year.5.8k salaries reported, updated at September 25, 2023

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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. Teltech Communications
    27 reviews137 salaries reported
    $93,126per year
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Highest paying cities for Construction Managers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $109,857 per year
    52 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $99,660 per year
    101 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $93,224 per year
    48 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $88,017 per year
    41 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $83,351 per year
    82 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $82,513 per year
    68 salaries reported
  1. Roseville, CA
    $81,507 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Columbus, OH
    $74,376 per year
    40 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $73,090 per year
    60 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 skill

Construction Management Degree(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 $87,078 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20101increase by 1
20119increase by 800.00%
20124586increase by 50855.56%
201311105increase by 142.15%
201414761increase by 32.92%
20156561decrease by 55.55%
20167558increase by 15.20%
20176662decrease by 11.85%
20187065increase by 6.05%
20198061increase by 14.10%

Top companies hiring Construction Managers with the recommended skill

Lennar Corporation
Dream Finders Homes
Stanley Martin Homes
Northern Virginia Community College
Booz Allen Hamilton
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Top licenses
Architecture License
Top certifications
LEED Certification
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

Job openings

Average $92,243 per year

Commercial Project Manager

Job openings

Average $90,201 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Construction Manager

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