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Construction Manager Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of construction managers in Philadelphia is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$75,330
25th Percentile Wage
$92,510
50th Percentile Wage
$115,160
75th Percentile Wage
$146,160
90th Percentile Wage
$176,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $75,330.

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
$115,160
-1.66% -0.70%
2016
$117,070
-3.98% -
2015
$121,730
-1.01% -
2014
$122,960
7.30% -
2013
$113,980
-1.75% -
2012
$115,970
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Philadelphia with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $115,160, Philadelphia is the second highest paying city for construction managers in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Newark-Union (median annual salary of $136,270). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of construction managers in Philadelphia is 15.5 percent (15.5%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.