Construction Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,490
25th Percentile Wage
$72,240
50th Percentile Wage
$92,470
75th Percentile Wage
$119,360
90th Percentile Wage
$154,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $154,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $57,490.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,470
-1.60% 2.11%
2016
$93,950
2.15% -
2015
$91,930
1.31% -
2014
$90,730
2.41% -
2013
$88,540
-2.24% -
2012
$90,520
- -

Compare Construction Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of construction managers in 40 industries in the manufacturing 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 other fabricated metal product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $165,110. The lowest paying industry is the plastics product manufacturing industry (annual salary $68,490). For detailed construction manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$165,110
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$112,070
Chemical Manufacturing
$110,170
Food Manufacturing
$107,520
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$106,820
Chemical Manufacturing
$106,620
Ship and Boat Building
$104,080
Machinery Manufacturing
$102,280
Machinery Manufacturing
$102,260
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$102,180
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$100,810
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$100,810
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$99,060
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$98,500
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$96,430
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$96,220
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$95,830
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$92,230
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$89,960
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$89,960
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$89,660
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$88,860
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$88,700
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$85,510
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$84,680
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$84,440
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$84,190
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$83,740
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$81,660
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$80,310
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$80,170
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$78,990
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$78,990
Wood Product Manufacturing
$78,780
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$78,710
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$72,770
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$70,940
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$69,750
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$68,490
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$68,490

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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