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Construction Manager Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of construction managers in Durham-Chapel Hill 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,090
25th Percentile Wage
$74,110
50th Percentile Wage
$97,310
75th Percentile Wage
$121,750
90th Percentile Wage
$151,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $64,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.81
25th Percentile Wage
$35.63
50th Percentile Wage
$46.78
75th Percentile Wage
$58.53
90th Percentile Wage
$72.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.59. The median hourly salary is $46.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.81.

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
201697,31015.32%9.93%
201582,4000.58%-
201481,920-4.93%-
201385,960-1.97%-
201287,650--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,310 in Durham-Chapel Hill is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Durham-Chapel Hill is 5.9 percent (5.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Fayetteville and 23.1 percent (23.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville
$103,360
Wilmington
$98,690
Durham-Chapel Hill
$97,310
Burlington
$93,260
Raleigh-Cary
$89,770
Winston-Salem
$89,160
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$86,730
Jacksonville
$86,090
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$85,670
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$83,690
Goldsboro
$82,850
Greensboro-High Point
$81,410
Rocky Mount
$80,860
Asheville
$79,930
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$78,460
Greenville
$76,490
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$74,850

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.