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Construction Manager Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,120
25th Percentile Wage
$49,580
50th Percentile Wage
$72,860
75th Percentile Wage
$98,470
90th Percentile Wage
$140,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.37
25th Percentile Wage
$23.84
50th Percentile Wage
$35.03
75th Percentile Wage
$47.34
90th Percentile Wage
$67.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.48. The median hourly salary is $35.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.37.

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
201672,8605.12%0.14%
201569,130-0.52%-
201469,490-0.91%-
201370,120-3.76%-
201272,760--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $72,860 in Louisville-Jefferson County is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 22.3 percent (22.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Elizabethtown and 13.6 percent (13.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$93,730
Lexington-Fayette
$80,100
Evansville
$79,260
Bowling Green
$78,720
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$78,030
Louisville-Jefferson County
$72,860
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$72,420
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$69,950
Owensboro
$67,480
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$62,930

See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.