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Construction Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,770
25th Percentile Wage
$76,930
50th Percentile Wage
$96,580
75th Percentile Wage
$122,270
90th Percentile Wage
$154,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $154,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $60,770.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,580
2.14% 9.18%
2016
$94,510
2.74% -
2015
$91,920
2.94% -
2014
$89,220
0.72% -
2013
$88,580
0.98% -
2012
$87,710
- -

Compare Construction Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of construction managers in twelve industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 pipeline transportation of crude oil industry with an annual salary $120,430. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $85,090). For detailed construction manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$120,430
Pipeline Transportation
$115,250
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$113,800
Air Transportation
$97,340
Truck Transportation
$97,120
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$95,220
Warehousing and Storage
$94,950
Warehousing and Storage
$94,950
Rail Transportation
$94,640
Rail Transportation
$94,640
Other Pipeline Transportation
$89,010
Support Activities for Transportation
$85,090

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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