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 information of construction managers in Knoxville 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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,970
25th Percentile Wage
$58,670
50th Percentile Wage
$72,550
75th Percentile Wage
$101,810
90th Percentile Wage
$131,230

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 $131,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,970.

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
$72,550
-6.67% 18.81%
2016
$77,390
-14.05% -
2015
$88,260
17.57% -
2014
$72,750
5.77% -
2013
$68,550
14.08% -
2012
$58,900
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $72,550 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 8.5 percent (8.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 21.3 percent (21.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Jackson.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$79,270
Cleveland
$76,870
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$73,940
Knoxville
$72,550
Chattanooga
$72,460
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$71,860
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$70,950
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,000
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$67,930
Johnson City
$67,370
Clarksville
$65,080
Morristown
$59,050
Jackson
$57,120



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.