Construction Manager Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,330
25th Percentile Wage
$69,400
50th Percentile Wage
$91,630
75th Percentile Wage
$120,350
90th Percentile Wage
$178,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.68
25th Percentile Wage
$33.36
50th Percentile Wage
$44.06
75th Percentile Wage
$57.86
90th Percentile Wage
$85.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Columbia, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.89. The median hourly salary is $44.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.68.

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
201691,6306.80%26.23%
201585,40020.26%-
201468,1004.10%-
201365,310-3.51%-
201267,600--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

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

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 Columbia, South Carolina.