Construction Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,310
25th Percentile Wage
$66,410
50th Percentile Wage
$91,280
75th Percentile Wage
$118,000
90th Percentile Wage
$145,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,280
-3.29% 3.44%
2016
$94,280
2.81% -
2015
$91,630
2.87% -
2014
$89,000
-1.99% -
2013
$90,770
2.90% -
2012
$88,140
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Illinois ranges from $64,210 to $92,910. The highest paying area for construction managers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $92,910. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $92,860). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $64,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$92,910
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$92,860
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$91,630
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$85,220
Rockford
$84,870
Bloomington-Normal
$83,460
Peoria
$83,050
Springfield
$81,920
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$81,560
Kankakee-Bradley
$81,430
Decatur
$77,960
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$77,020
Champaign-Urbana
$64,210




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