Construction Manager Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers among Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,200
25th Percentile Wage
$76,750
50th Percentile Wage
$96,710
75th Percentile Wage
$125,330
90th Percentile Wage
$157,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.91
25th Percentile Wage
$36.90
50th Percentile Wage
$46.49
75th Percentile Wage
$60.25
90th Percentile Wage
$75.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.84. The median hourly salary is $46.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.91.

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
201696,7103.06%23.92%
201593,75012.58%-
201481,9604.65%-
201378,1505.85%-
201273,580--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $56,190 to $104,200. The highest paying area for construction managers in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $104,200. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Appleton (mean annual salary $102,040). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$104,200
Appleton
$102,040
Oshkosh-Neenah
$101,840
Fond du Lac
$95,170
Eau Claire
$94,760
Wausau
$91,940
Janesville
$90,330
Madison
$89,980
Lake County-Kenosha County
$88,300
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$87,420
Racine
$84,310
Duluth
$83,960
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$82,920
La Crosse
$81,050
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$77,860
Green Bay
$77,190
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,950
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$76,950
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$56,190


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