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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,720
25th Percentile Wage
$67,790
50th Percentile Wage
$90,230
75th Percentile Wage
$118,740
90th Percentile Wage
$157,300

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 $157,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,720.

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
$90,230
-6.13% -9.18%
2016
$95,760
-4.02% -
2015
$99,610
-3.22% -
2014
$102,820
2.94% -
2013
$99,800
1.29% -
2012
$98,510
- -

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 $60,160 to $136,270. The highest paying area for construction managers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $136,270. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $115,160). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $60,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$136,270
Philadelphia
$115,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$110,900
Reading
$96,900
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$91,970
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$89,160
Lancaster
$82,850
Williamsport
$80,780
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$80,720
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$79,790
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$79,400
Pittsburgh
$78,560
York-Hanover
$78,200
Lebanon
$77,490
Erie
$77,480
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$77,220
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$74,770
State College
$74,540
Altoona
$69,550
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,920
Johnstown
$60,160




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