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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 statistics of construction managers in Philadelphia is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Construction Managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$74,260
25th Percentile Wage
$91,900
50th Percentile Wage
$117,070
75th Percentile Wage
$150,800
90th Percentile Wage
$192,980

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 $192,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $74,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.70
25th Percentile Wage
$44.19
50th Percentile Wage
$56.28
75th Percentile Wage
$72.50
90th Percentile Wage
$92.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $92.78. The median hourly salary is $56.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.70.

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
2016117,070-3.98%0.94%
2015121,730-1.01%-
2014122,9607.30%-
2013113,980-1.75%-
2012115,970--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $117,070, 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 $136,210). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of construction managers in Philadelphia is 14.1 percent (14.1%) lower.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.