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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
$59,830
25th Percentile Wage
$80,630
50th Percentile Wage
$117,030
75th Percentile Wage
$159,050
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $159,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $117,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sales managers is $59,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sales managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016117,0303.68%10.76%
2015112,7204.44%-
2014107,7102.79%-
2013104,7100.26%-
2012104,440--

Compare Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of sales managers in 19 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 masonry contractors industry with an annual salary $165,440. The lowest paying industry is the land subdivision industry (annual salary $100,160). For detailed sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Masonry Contractors
$165,440
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$143,530
Roofing Contractors
$130,210
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$126,060
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$121,680
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$120,670
Building Equipment Contractors
$120,410
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$118,130
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$118,020
Specialty Trade Contractors
$117,630
Nonresidential Building Construction
$117,420
Construction of Buildings
$116,060
Residential Building Construction
$115,030
Utility System Construction
$113,080
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$110,260
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$109,570
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$109,220
Building Finishing Contractors
$100,930
Land Subdivision
$100,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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