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Highest Paying Cities for Construction Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for construction managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of construction managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $157,380, Winchester, West Virginia is the highest paying city for construction managers. It is followed by Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (average annual salary $144,150). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of construction managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Construction Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Winchester, West Virginia
$157,380
90
2 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$144,150
160
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$136,210
1,590
4 Jackson, Michigan
$135,840
60
5 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$133,670
1,910
6 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$130,590
70
7 Harrisonburg, Virginia
$128,220
100
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$126,980
2,330
9 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$125,890
40
10 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$125,640
160
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$125,010
13,350
12 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$123,470
1,650
13 Anchorage, Alaska
$122,870
570
14 Framingham, Massachusetts
$122,310
410
15 Camden, New Jersey
$120,930
630
16 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$120,010
50
17 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$118,580
1,460
18 New Haven, Connecticut
$117,610
450
19 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$117,370
300
20 Ocean City, New Jersey
$117,230
30
21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$117,070
750
22 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$116,890
190
23 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,640
5,410
24 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$114,850
3,880
25 Napa, California
$114,500
110
26 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$113,750
180
27 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$113,080
3,710
28 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$112,280
9,160
29 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$111,630
350
30 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$111,490
5,280
31 Odessa, Texas
$110,400
120
32 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$109,980
2,710
33 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$109,940
70
34 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$108,810
800
35 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$108,020
1,610
36 Wilmington, New Jersey
$107,940
410
37 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$107,480
110
38 Chico, California
$106,230
110
39 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$106,160
240
40 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$106,100
280
41 St Marys County, Maryland
$105,060
50
42 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$104,750
2,970
43 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$104,570
140
44 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$104,280
4,240
45 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$104,200
820
46 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$104,170
160
47 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$103,360
110
48 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$102,800
5,680
49 Appleton, Wisconsin
$102,040
200
50 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$101,840
110
51 Montgomery, Alabama
$101,370
180
52 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$100,840
150
53 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$100,790
8,120
54 El Centro, California
$100,680
50
55 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$100,480
60
56 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$100,480
130
57 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$100,400
60
58 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$100,390
1,780
59 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$100,340
80
60 Reading, Pennsylvania
$99,220
230
61 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$99,200
5,810
62 Wilmington, North Carolina
$98,690
290
63 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$98,390
40
64 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$98,290
260
65 Honolulu, Hawaii
$98,220
1,250
66 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$97,770
40
67 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$97,480
7,090
68 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$97,310
450
69 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$97,230
4,190
70 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$97,000
640
71 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$96,890
710
72 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$96,670
3,350
73 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$96,590
1,260
74 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$96,480
50
75 Mansfield, Ohio
$96,230
60
76 Fairbanks, Alaska
$96,120
170
77 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$96,120
280
78 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$96,100
4,200
79 Rochester, Minnesota
$95,930
100
80 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$95,530
120
81 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$95,230
140
82 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$95,180
220
83 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$95,170
80
84 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$95,160
410
85 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$95,130
460
86 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$94,870
1,220
87 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$94,830
120
88 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$94,800
200
89 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$94,760
90
90 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$94,750
5,000
91 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$94,570
3,190
92 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$94,220
2,040
93 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$94,210
2,720
94 Corvallis, Oregon
$94,120
50
95 Charlottesville, Virginia
$94,010
120
96 Farmington, New Mexico
$93,900
160
97 Monroe, Michigan
$93,790
50
98 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$93,730
40
99 Manchester, New Hampshire
$93,290
280
100 Burlington, North Carolina
$93,260
60
See also: Highest paying industries for construction managers.