Construction Manager Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Managers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,890
25th Percentile Wage
$57,750
50th Percentile Wage
$74,010
75th Percentile Wage
$100,310
90th Percentile Wage
$152,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.54
25th Percentile Wage
$27.77
50th Percentile Wage
$35.58
75th Percentile Wage
$48.22
90th Percentile Wage
$73.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.34. The median hourly salary is $35.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.54.

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
201674,010-4.12%11.13%
201577,0601.32%-
201476,0405.43%-
201371,9108.54%-
201265,770--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Tennessee ranges from $57,120 to $80,660. The highest paying area for construction managers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $80,660. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Clarksville (mean annual salary $77,690). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $57,120.

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


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