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Construction Manager Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers amongst New Jersey cities 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,740
25th Percentile Wage
$104,090
50th Percentile Wage
$126,880
75th Percentile Wage
$159,320
90th Percentile Wage
$203,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $203,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $86,740.

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
$126,880
1.23% 9.62%
2016
$125,320
0.94% -
2015
$124,140
4.86% -
2014
$118,110
4.96% -
2013
$112,250
-2.16% -
2012
$114,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of New Jersey ranges from $107,140 to $128,450. The highest paying area for construction managers in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $128,450. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $121,300). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $107,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$128,450
Ocean City
$121,300
Camden
$120,160
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$120,010
Edison-New Brunswick
$118,580
Trenton-Ewing
$117,970
Wilmington
$107,140




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