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Construction Manager Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among North Carolina 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,420
25th Percentile Wage
$74,870
50th Percentile Wage
$95,230
75th Percentile Wage
$123,600
90th Percentile Wage
$164,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,420.

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
$95,230
8.04% 11.55%
2016
$87,570
-0.18% -
2015
$87,730
1.03% -
2014
$86,830
2.22% -
2013
$84,900
0.79% -
2012
$84,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of North Carolina ranges from $76,490 to $112,660. The highest paying area for construction managers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $112,660. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $102,650). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $76,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$112,660
Wilmington
$102,650
Fayetteville
$101,000
Winston-Salem
$100,970
Raleigh-Cary
$96,630
Burlington
$96,510
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$91,090
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$90,890
Rocky Mount
$89,640
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$89,620
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$88,890
Goldsboro
$87,710
Greensboro-High Point
$86,060
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$81,930
Jacksonville
$81,450
Asheville
$80,750
Greenville
$76,490




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