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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.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $17.07/hr
Median: $33.75/hr
Experienced: $45.81/hr

Current Employment
947 (2018)

Projected Employment
922 (2029)

Growth for Construction Managers

2018 Jobs2029 JobsChange (2018-2029)% Change (2018-2029)
947922(25)(3%)

Industries Employing Construction Managers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2018)% of Occupation in Industry (2018)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
Commercial and Institutional Building Construction15416.3%11.3%
Residential Remodelers10711.3%7.9%
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors778.1%2.6%
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors626.6%3%
All Other Specialty Trade Contractors435.1%7.2%

Occupational Skills

  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems
  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes or other regulations
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with environmental regulations
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