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Construction Manager Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of construction managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,390
25th Percentile Wage
$67,710
50th Percentile Wage
$79,660
75th Percentile Wage
$106,390
90th Percentile Wage
$135,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.11
25th Percentile Wage
$32.54
50th Percentile Wage
$38.29
75th Percentile Wage
$51.15
90th Percentile Wage
$65.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.05. The median hourly salary is $38.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.11.

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
201679,660-0.58%5.15%
201580,120-1.47%-
201481,3001.55%-
201380,0405.60%-
201275,560--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,660 in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 20.7 percent (20.7%) lower than that in the highest paying New Iberia nonmetropolitan area and 27.6 percent (27.6%) 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.