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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $174,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $58,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Construction Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of construction managers in 18 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 chemical manufacturing industry with an annual salary $111,060. The lowest paying industry is the household and institutional furniture and kitchen cabinet manufacturing industry (annual salary $78,710). For detailed construction manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing

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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