Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
249,650 0.9 % $47.84 $99,510 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $25.84 $32.72 $42.93 $57.56 $76.12
Annual Wage (2) $53,740 $68,050 $89,300 $119,710 $158,330


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 60,180 7.94 $48.38 $100,630
Residential Building Construction 38,200 5.34 $45.59 $94,830
Building Equipment Contractors 33,860 1.70 $47.38 $98,540
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 15,760 1.86 $46.14 $95,960
Utility System Construction 14,590 2.97 $48.90 $101,710

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 60,180 7.94 $48.38 $100,630
Land Subdivision 2,540 6.29 $52.46 $109,120
Residential Building Construction 38,200 5.34 $45.59 $94,830
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 10,110 3.08 $48.90 $101,710
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 3,380 3.06 $52.34 $108,870

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 200 0.07 $70.94 $147,560
Depository Credit Intermediation 80 (7) $61.43 $127,770
Oil and Gas Extraction 940 0.52 $60.93 $126,740
Amusement Parks and Arcades 30 0.02 $60.78 $126,420
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 50 0.02 $59.41 $123,580


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 32,590 2.04 1.15 $51.70 $107,530
Texas 26,440 2.25 1.27 $46.57 $96,870
Florida 18,090 2.20 1.24 $45.46 $94,550
New York 12,640 1.39 0.78 $58.19 $121,030
Ohio 9,630 1.80 1.01 $47.00 $97,760




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)
Hawaii 1,890 2.99 1.68 $49.18 $102,290
Alaska 960 2.97 1.67 $61.45 $127,810
Nevada 3,660 2.88 1.62 $40.75 $84,760
Oregon 4,690 2.62 1.47 $45.34 $94,300
Colorado 6,580 2.62 1.47 $44.41 $92,370




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 5,070 1.28 0.72 $68.03 $141,500
Alaska 960 2.97 1.67 $61.45 $127,810
New York 12,640 1.39 0.78 $58.19 $121,030
Rhode Island 480 1.02 0.57 $53.99 $112,300
Delaware 430 0.98 0.55 $53.45 $111,170





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 9,940 1.51 0.85 $63.95 $133,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,280 3.16 1.78 $49.59 $103,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,460 1.53 0.86 $43.66 $90,800
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 5,810 1.60 0.90 $50.17 $104,350
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,320 2.19 1.23 $44.77 $93,120
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,720 2.44 1.37 $41.58 $86,490
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 4,680 3.00 1.68 $54.91 $114,210
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,240 1.70 0.96 $54.04 $112,410
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,200 2.64 1.49 $47.03 $97,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,190 1.64 0.92 $51.57 $107,260