Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
263,480 0.9 % $48.56 $101,000 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.35 $33.40 $43.93 $58.45 $76.71
Annual Wage (2) $54,810 $69,470 $91,370 $121,570 $159,560


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 64,250 8.23 $49.08 $102,090
Residential Building Construction 40,920 5.54 $46.59 $96,900
Building Equipment Contractors 34,340 1.67 $48.47 $100,810
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 16,920 1.93 $45.16 $93,930
Utility System Construction 15,980 3.14 $49.61 $103,180

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 64,250 8.23 $49.08 $102,090
Land Subdivision 2,370 5.97 $53.70 $111,700
Residential Building Construction 40,920 5.54 $46.59 $96,900
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 10,660 3.16 $50.70 $105,460
Utility System Construction 15,980 3.14 $49.61 $103,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 210 0.02 $69.58 $144,730
Oil and Gas Extraction 650 0.48 $67.48 $140,370
Scientific Research and Development Services 180 0.03 $61.86 $128,680
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $61.84 $128,620
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 50 0.02 $61.18 $127,250


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)
California 32,780 1.96 1.06 $53.82 $111,940
Texas 25,630 2.16 1.17 $48.23 $100,310
Florida 22,130 2.63 1.42 $44.08 $91,690
New York 12,150 1.32 0.71 $58.02 $120,670
Illinois 10,140 1.71 0.93 $47.67 $99,150




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)
Alaska 1,060 3.33 1.80 $58.10 $120,840
Nevada 3,950 3.01 1.63 $43.30 $90,050
Oregon 5,490 3.00 1.62 $46.39 $96,490
Hawaii 1,800 2.84 1.54 $49.62 $103,210
Colorado 7,190 2.81 1.52 $46.59 $96,910




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 5,720 1.43 0.77 $66.82 $138,980
Alaska 1,060 3.33 1.80 $58.10 $120,840
New York 12,150 1.32 0.71 $58.02 $120,670
Georgia 6,350 1.48 0.80 $54.78 $113,930
California 32,780 1.96 1.06 $53.82 $111,940



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,230 1.53 0.83 $62.78 $130,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,000 2.73 1.48 $51.68 $107,500
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 6,950 1.90 1.03 $47.59 $98,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,220 1.40 0.76 $48.16 $100,170
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,890 2.36 1.28 $47.47 $98,740
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5,480 2.77 1.50 $41.72 $86,790
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,840 2.94 1.59 $48.16 $100,180
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,710 2.92 1.58 $55.44 $115,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,690 1.79 0.97 $56.64 $117,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,480 1.78 0.96 $56.43 $117,380


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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fairbanks, AK 160 4.46 2.41 $49.86 $103,720
Homosassa Springs, FL 140 4.39 2.38 $36.84 $76,620
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 620 4.37 2.36 $47.30 $98,380
Bend-Redmond, OR 330 4.21 2.28 $38.15 $79,360
Greeley, CO 400 4.07 2.20 $53.97 $112,250
Salem, OR 670 4.06 2.20 $42.09 $87,540
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 180 3.96 2.14 $49.17 $102,280
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 1,000 3.88 2.10 $35.42 $73,670
The Villages, FL 100 3.86 2.09 $42.54 $88,490
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 650 3.85 2.08 $35.45 $73,730