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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
$65,230
25th Percentile Wage
$77,490
50th Percentile Wage
$94,510
75th Percentile Wage
$116,630
90th Percentile Wage
$148,830

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 $148,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $65,230.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,5102.74%7.20%
201591,9202.94%-
201489,2200.72%-
201388,5800.98%-
201287,710--

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

The average salaries of construction managers in six 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 other pipeline transportation industry (annual salary $89,010). 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
$107,210
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$102,910
Rail Transportation
$93,110
Rail Transportation
$93,110
Other Pipeline Transportation
$89,010

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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