Construction Manager Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of construction managers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction manager salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,400
25th Percentile Wage
$77,730
50th Percentile Wage
$105,930
75th Percentile Wage
$149,470
90th Percentile Wage
$206,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) construction managers is $206,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $105,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $58,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$105,930
2.28% 14.10%
2016
$103,510
0.60% -
2015
$102,890
3.43% -
2014
$99,360
5.25% -
2013
$94,140
3.35% -
2012
$90,990
- -

Compare Construction Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of construction managers in eight industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for construction manager occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $124,100. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $95,900). For detailed construction manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$124,100
Oil and Gas Extraction
$124,100
Coal Mining
$121,450
Metal Ore Mining
$104,320
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$104,090
Support Activities for Mining
$96,750
Support Activities for Mining
$96,750
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$95,900

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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