Construction Manager Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers amongst Louisiana metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,930
25th Percentile Wage
$67,260
50th Percentile Wage
$85,230
75th Percentile Wage
$112,270
90th Percentile Wage
$144,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.41
25th Percentile Wage
$32.34
50th Percentile Wage
$40.98
75th Percentile Wage
$53.98
90th Percentile Wage
$69.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.70. The median hourly salary is $40.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.41.

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
201685,2305.97%12.08%
201580,140-0.19%-
201480,2903.23%-
201377,7003.56%-
201274,930--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Louisiana ranges from $57,700 to $100,480. The highest paying area for construction managers in Louisiana is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $100,480. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $97,770). The lowest paying area is Hammond nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,700.

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


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