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Construction Manager Salary Information in Lake Charles, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,500
25th Percentile Wage
$74,720
50th Percentile Wage
$95,560
75th Percentile Wage
$140,190
90th Percentile Wage
$184,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,500.

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
$95,560
6.56% 20.97%
2016
$89,290
13.26% -
2015
$77,450
0.66% -
2014
$76,940
1.72% -
2013
$75,620
0.13% -
2012
$75,520
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $95,560, Lake Charles is the second highest paying city for construction managers in state of Louisiana, following the highest paying city New Iberia nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $100,480). Compared with New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of construction managers in Lake Charles is 4.9 percent (4.9%) lower.

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 Lake Charles, Louisiana.