Construction Manager Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of construction managers in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of construction managers in Knoxville 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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,310
25th Percentile Wage
$59,930
50th Percentile Wage
$77,390
75th Percentile Wage
$119,720
90th Percentile Wage
$165,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.67
25th Percentile Wage
$28.81
50th Percentile Wage
$37.21
75th Percentile Wage
$57.56
90th Percentile Wage
$79.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Knoxville, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.64. The median hourly salary is $37.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.67.

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
201677,390-14.05%23.89%
201588,26017.57%-
201472,7505.77%-
201368,55014.08%-
201258,900--

Table 3. Compare Construction Manager Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $77,390 in Knoxville is in the middle of salary range for construction managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of construction managers in Knoxville is 4.1 percent (4.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 26.2 percent (26.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Jackson.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$80,660
Clarksville
$77,690
Knoxville
$77,390
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,140
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,030
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$73,480
Chattanooga
$73,080
Johnson City
$71,780
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$64,600
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$61,470
Morristown
$57,790
Jackson
$57,120

See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.