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Construction Manager Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among Pennsylvania 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,260
25th Percentile Wage
$73,640
50th Percentile Wage
$95,760
75th Percentile Wage
$126,840
90th Percentile Wage
$168,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.01
25th Percentile Wage
$35.40
50th Percentile Wage
$46.04
75th Percentile Wage
$60.98
90th Percentile Wage
$81.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.09. The median hourly salary is $46.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.01.

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
201695,760-4.02%-2.87%
201599,610-3.22%-
2014102,8202.94%-
201399,8001.29%-
201298,510--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $60,690 to $136,210. The highest paying area for construction managers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $136,210. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $117,070). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $60,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$136,210
Philadelphia
$117,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$113,080
Pittsburgh
$100,390
Reading
$99,220
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$92,500
Lancaster
$83,620
Williamsport
$82,290
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$81,010
York-Hanover
$80,250
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$79,310
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$79,220
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$78,320
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$77,070
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$74,770
State College
$72,880
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,250
Erie
$60,690


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