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Construction Manager Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,000
25th Percentile Wage
$100,850
50th Percentile Wage
$134,920
75th Percentile Wage
$172,610
90th Percentile Wage
$169,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $134,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $71,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$134,920
0.93% 25.27%
2016
$133,670
9.14% -
2015
$121,450
6.27% -
2014
$113,830
6.91% -
2013
$105,960
4.84% -
2012
$100,830
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $134,920, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is the second highest paying city for construction managers in state of California, following the highest paying city San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (median annual salary of $143,690). Compared with San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, the median annual salary of construction managers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 6.1 percent (6.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$143,690
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$134,920
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$124,610
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$113,690
Vallejo-Fairfield
$113,380
Napa
$105,010
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$104,750
El Centro
$103,280
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$102,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$100,790
Salinas
$98,900
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$98,330
Stockton
$96,120
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$96,080
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$95,550
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$95,460
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$95,400
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$95,180
Yuba City
$94,120
Bakersfield-Delano
$92,510
Hanford-Corcoran
$91,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$89,630
Chico
$86,810
Fresno
$86,780
Redding
$85,250
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$83,870
Modesto
$82,880
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$82,180
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$80,690
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$79,280
Visalia-Porterville
$74,860
Madera-Chowchilla
$69,550
Merced
$63,490
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$56,920



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