Salary for Construction Managers

Also known as:  Construction Coordinator, Construction Superintendent, General Contractor, Masonry Contractor Administrator helps construction professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Construction managers oversee the day to day operations on construction sites and make sure that local, state and federal building codes are being followed. In the construction of public buildings, construction managers check for ADA and FHA compliance. Construction managers make decisions in materials purchasing and are responsible for making sure that structures are built with both economy and utility in mind. In order to be a construction manager, a Bachelor's degree or higher is required in civil engineering or related disciplines. Candidates are generally expected to have several years experience working on construction sites, and to be at least minimally aware of common computer programs used in the field. When working with larger real estate or construction companies, travel may be required.

A Construction Manager earns a salary between 72000 - 108000 based on levels of tenure. Construction Managers will normally get a salary of Ninety Four Thousand Nine Hundred dollars yearly.

Construction Managers make the most money in New York, where they can earn pay of close to $134090. Employees who work in this job receive the highest salary in Accommodation and Food Services, where they get pay of $118810.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.57 percent nationwide in that time.
Construction Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $118,810
Accommodation and Food Services $118,330
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $107,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises $104,630
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $103,740
Information $102,790
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $73,270
Public Administration $80,960
Other Services (except Public Administration) $85,120
Health Care and Social Assistance $89,720
Transportation and Warehousing $90,100
Educational Services $90,820