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Financial Manager Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,620
25th Percentile Wage
$82,270
50th Percentile Wage
$108,330
75th Percentile Wage
$147,090
90th Percentile Wage
$197,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) financial managers is $197,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $108,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $64,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016108,3303.44%13.15%
2015104,6001.65%-
2014102,8703.95%-
201398,8104.78%-
201294,090--

Compare Financial Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of financial managers in 22 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 financial manager occupations is the land subdivision industry with an annual salary $121,270. The lowest paying industry is the masonry contractors industry (annual salary $80,800). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Land Subdivision
$121,270
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$119,040
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$115,870
Nonresidential Building Construction
$114,700
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$113,660
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$113,390
Construction of Buildings
$113,300
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$112,740
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$111,230
Residential Building Construction
$110,530
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$107,030
Roofing Contractors
$106,130
Building Equipment Contractors
$104,670
Utility System Construction
$103,590
Specialty Trade Contractors
$102,360
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$101,730
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$101,000
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$100,940
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$100,710
Building Finishing Contractors
$98,950
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$96,510
Masonry Contractors
$80,800

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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