Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

11-9021 Construction Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
227,710 0.9 % $45.47 $94,590 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.51 $31.42 $41.17 $54.98 $72.23
Annual Wage (2) $50,990 $65,350 $85,630 $114,360 $150,250


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 55,070 7.98 $46.26 $96,220
Residential Building Construction 32,840 5.12 $41.48 $86,270
Building Equipment Contractors 30,630 1.69 $45.91 $95,500
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 14,110 1.87 $43.20 $89,860
Utility System Construction 12,470 2.68 $46.74 $97,220

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonresidential Building Construction 55,070 7.98 $46.26 $96,220
Residential Building Construction 32,840 5.12 $41.48 $86,270
Land Subdivision 2,030 4.93 $48.16 $100,170
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 3,390 3.25 $47.30 $98,380
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 9,460 3.09 $45.46 $94,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 60 0.02 $65.20 $135,630
Insurance Carriers 50 (7) $59.87 $124,530
Depository Credit Intermediation 60 (7) $59.81 $124,390
Oil and Gas Extraction 750 0.39 $59.10 $122,920
Basic Chemical Manufacturing 50 0.03 $58.28 $121,220


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 29,680 2.64 1.57 $41.44 $86,190
California 25,530 1.69 1.00 $52.56 $109,320
Florida 16,620 2.17 1.29 $42.47 $88,330
New York 13,170 1.49 0.89 $53.08 $110,400
Ohio 8,820 1.70 1.01 $43.63 $90,750



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,150 3.54 2.10 $59.88 $124,550
Hawaii 1,630 2.66 1.58 $46.71 $97,150
Texas 29,680 2.64 1.57 $41.44 $86,190
Oregon 4,300 2.56 1.52 $43.19 $89,840
Oklahoma 3,800 2.41 1.43 $35.59 $74,030



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 4,860 1.26 0.75 $63.05 $131,130
Alaska 1,150 3.54 2.10 $59.88 $124,550
Rhode Island 460 0.98 0.58 $57.37 $119,330
Pennsylvania 6,020 1.06 0.63 $55.97 $116,420
Delaware 440 1.04 0.62 $53.14 $110,540




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 9,360 3.29 1.95 $42.88 $89,180
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,160 1.70 1.01 $57.78 $120,190
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,470 2.44 1.45 $41.39 $86,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,150 1.27 0.75 $49.15 $102,230
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,120 1.37 0.81 $46.41 $96,520
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,740 1.57 0.93 $52.30 $108,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,700 2.02 1.20 $47.04 $97,840
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 3,560 2.68 1.59 $43.57 $90,630
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,290 1.83 1.09 $52.68 $109,580
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,090 2.92 1.74 $44.96 $93,520