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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

11-9021 Construction Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
293,380 0.9 % $50.48 $105,000 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.99 $34.57 $45.80 $60.60 $79.23
Annual Wage (2) $56,140 $71,900 $95,260 $126,040 $164,790


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 75,580 9.06 $50.79 $105,640
Residential Building Construction 48,680 6.01 $47.17 $98,120
Building Equipment Contractors 35,170 1.58 $52.30 $108,780
Utility System Construction 18,450 3.23 $51.55 $107,220
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 17,500 1.87 $47.37 $98,520

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 75,580 9.06 $50.79 $105,640
Land Subdivision 2,500 6.58 $55.36 $115,140
Residential Building Construction 48,680 6.01 $47.17 $98,120
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 4,340 3.53 $51.27 $106,640
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 12,200 3.47 $53.01 $110,260

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 710 0.50 $71.35 $148,400
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $65.31 $135,830
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only) 100 0.03 $64.03 $133,180
Scientific Research and Development Services 200 0.03 $62.39 $129,780
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 180 0.02 $62.16 $129,290


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 34,560 2.78 1.39 $47.10 $97,970
California 32,830 1.89 0.95 $58.43 $121,540
Florida 23,820 2.71 1.36 $47.52 $98,840
North Carolina 13,500 3.03 1.51 $53.48 $111,250
Illinois 13,040 2.16 1.08 $45.73 $95,120




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colorado 10,300 3.84 1.92 $48.79 $101,490
Alaska 1,210 3.82 1.91 $50.22 $104,460
Hawaii 2,160 3.40 1.70 $56.21 $116,910
North Carolina 13,500 3.03 1.51 $53.48 $111,250
North Dakota 1,270 3.02 1.51 $51.00 $106,090




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 6,920 1.69 0.85 $70.87 $147,410
New York 11,380 1.19 0.60 $65.06 $135,320
Delaware 620 1.37 0.69 $59.97 $124,730
California 32,830 1.89 0.95 $58.43 $121,540
Rhode Island 390 0.80 0.40 $57.69 $120,000





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,990 1.45 0.73 $71.22 $148,140
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,170 2.39 1.20 $46.30 $96,300
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,770 3.53 1.77 $48.07 $99,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 10,740 1.72 0.86 $61.21 $127,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,740 2.66 1.33 $49.36 $102,670
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,590 2.87 1.44 $53.96 $112,230
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 6,850 4.52 2.26 $50.91 $105,900
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,690 2.10 1.05 $53.92 $112,150
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 6,150 2.20 1.10 $54.12 $112,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,820 2.12 1.06 $50.97 $106,010