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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 information of construction managers in Lake Charles 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,420
25th Percentile Wage
$71,650
50th Percentile Wage
$89,290
75th Percentile Wage
$120,700
90th Percentile Wage
$153,410

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 $153,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.61
25th Percentile Wage
$34.45
50th Percentile Wage
$42.93
75th Percentile Wage
$58.03
90th Percentile Wage
$73.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.76. The median hourly salary is $42.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.61.

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
201689,29013.26%15.42%
201577,4500.66%-
201476,9401.72%-
201375,6200.13%-
201275,520--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $89,290 in Lake Charles is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Lake Charles is 11.1 percent (11.1%) lower than that in the highest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area and 35.4 percent (35.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Hammond nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$100,480
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$97,770
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$92,500
Baton Rouge
$90,610
Lake Charles
$89,290
Shreveport-Bossier City
$86,660
Lafayette
$84,800
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$79,660
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$74,780
Alexandria
$64,220
Monroe
$63,610
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$57,700

See also: Top paying jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana.