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Construction Manager Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of construction managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville 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 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,390
25th Percentile Wage
$64,370
50th Percentile Wage
$89,150
75th Percentile Wage
$104,800
90th Percentile Wage
$130,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.15
25th Percentile Wage
$30.95
50th Percentile Wage
$42.86
75th Percentile Wage
$50.39
90th Percentile Wage
$62.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.55. The median hourly salary is $42.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.15.

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
201689,150-2.00%14.10%
201590,9300.47%-
201490,5002.83%-
201387,94012.92%-
201276,580--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $89,150, Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is the second highest paying city for construction managers in state of South Carolina, following the highest paying city Columbia (median annual salary of $91,630). Compared with Columbia, the median annual salary of construction managers in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 2.7 percent (2.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$91,630
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$89,150
Augusta-Richmond County
$88,680
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$87,580
Spartanburg
$85,500
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$82,130
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$81,280
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$77,300
Florence
$75,080
Sumter
$70,870
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,320
Anderson
$62,590

See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.