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
$58,420
25th Percentile Wage
$73,060
50th Percentile Wage
$93,950
75th Percentile Wage
$124,880
90th Percentile Wage
$174,060

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
201693,9502.15%3.65%
201591,9301.31%-
201490,7302.41%-
201388,540-2.24%-
201290,520--

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
$111,060
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$105,200
Machinery Manufacturing
$103,480
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$96,700
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$96,700
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$96,220
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$94,090
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$91,590
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$89,660
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$88,860
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$85,570
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$83,740
Wood Product Manufacturing
$82,190
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$81,740
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$81,630
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$80,310
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$80,170
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$78,710

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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