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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 among New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$85,250
25th Percentile Wage
$101,860
50th Percentile Wage
$125,320
75th Percentile Wage
$161,520
90th Percentile Wage
$185,650

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 $185,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $125,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $85,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.98
25th Percentile Wage
$48.97
50th Percentile Wage
$60.25
75th Percentile Wage
$77.66
90th Percentile Wage
$89.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $89.26. The median hourly salary is $60.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.98.

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
2016125,3200.94%8.49%
2015124,1404.86%-
2014118,1104.96%-
2013112,250-2.16%-
2012114,680--

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 $107,940 to $144,150. The highest paying area for construction managers in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $144,150. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $120,930). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $107,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$144,150
Camden
$120,930
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$120,010
Edison-New Brunswick
$118,580
Trenton-Ewing
$117,370
Ocean City
$117,230
Wilmington
$107,940



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