Construction Manager Salary Information in Lafayette, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Lafayette, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Lafayette is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in Lafayette, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,940
25th Percentile Wage
$61,200
50th Percentile Wage
$79,420
75th Percentile Wage
$116,590
90th Percentile Wage
$159,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Lafayette, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $53,940.

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
$79,420
-6.77% -19.06%
2016
$84,800
12.85% -
2015
$73,900
-16.01% -
2014
$85,730
17.50% -
2013
$70,730
-33.69% -
2012
$94,560
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Lafayette with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,420 in Lafayette is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Lafayette is 21.0 percent (21.0%) lower than that in the highest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area and 27.3 percent (27.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Hammond nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$100,480
Lake Charles
$95,560
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$92,500
Baton Rouge
$92,060
Shreveport-Bossier City
$86,420
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$85,240
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$83,160
Alexandria
$79,510
Lafayette
$79,420
Monroe
$71,380
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$61,320
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$57,700



See also: Top paying jobs in Lafayette, Louisiana.