Construction Managers

Training Requirements for Construction Managers

Construction managers need a bachelor's degree and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Construction managers
Percent
Less than High School 6.4
High School 25.9
Some College 25.3
Associates Degree 8.3
Bachelors Degree 27.4
Masters Degree 5.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment Outlook for Construction Managers

This represents about 373,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 17,000 more construction managers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 70,000 more.

Typical Income for Construction Managers

Hourly Income

On average,construction managers make $47.84 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Construction managers $25.84 $32.72 $42.93 $57.56 $76.12
Management occupations $22.76 $32.99 $48.46 $70.72 $high
Other management occupations $20.43 $29.12 $42.03 $58.69 $77.66
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, construction managers make $99,510 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Construction managers $53,740 $68,050 $89,300 $119,710 $158,330
Management occupations $47,330 $68,630 $100,790 $147,090 $high
Other management occupations $42,480 $60,570 $87,420 $122,070 $161,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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