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Construction Manager Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,910
25th Percentile Wage
$73,630
50th Percentile Wage
$97,480
75th Percentile Wage
$122,970
90th Percentile Wage
$153,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.84
25th Percentile Wage
$35.40
50th Percentile Wage
$46.87
75th Percentile Wage
$59.12
90th Percentile Wage
$73.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.64. The median hourly salary is $46.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.84.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,4801.91%8.42%
201595,6203.07%-
201492,680-1.03%-
201393,6304.66%-
201289,270--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $97,480, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is the second highest paying city for construction managers in state of Illinois, following the highest paying city Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (median annual salary of $99,200). Compared with Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), the median annual salary of construction managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is 1.7 percent (1.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$99,200
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$97,480
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$87,810
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$87,090
Springfield
$85,940
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$85,830
Rockford
$84,870
Bloomington-Normal
$83,460
Decatur
$78,990
Peoria
$75,430
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$70,620
Champaign-Urbana
$62,950

See also: Top paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois.