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Construction Manager Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,010
25th Percentile Wage
$77,430
50th Percentile Wage
$96,260
75th Percentile Wage
$120,390
90th Percentile Wage
$147,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $147,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction managers is $65,010.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,260
1.39% 10.22%
2016
$94,920
0.14% -
2015
$94,790
2.31% -
2014
$92,600
1.23% -
2013
$91,460
5.51% -
2012
$86,420
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Compare Construction Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of construction managers in 15 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $108,530. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $70,670). For detailed construction manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$108,530
Educational Services - Privately owned
$107,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$105,260
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$98,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$98,190
Educational Services - Local government owned
$96,430
Educational Services
$96,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$95,800
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$94,640
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$93,000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$90,150
Educational Services - State government owned
$90,110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$89,790
Technical and Trade Schools
$71,540
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$70,670

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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