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Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
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Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) sales managers is $160,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $118,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $60,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
0.91% 11.57%
3.68% -
4.44% -
2.79% -
0.26% -
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Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in 20 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for sales manager occupations is the poured concrete foundation and structure contractors industry with an annual salary $207,480. The lowest paying industry is the land subdivision industry (annual salary $104,020). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Masonry Contractors
Other Building Equipment Contractors
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Roofing Contractors
Utility System Construction
Nonresidential Building Construction
Building Equipment Contractors
Construction of Buildings
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
Specialty Trade Contractors
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Residential Building Construction
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Building Finishing Contractors
Land Subdivision

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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