Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2004

11-9021 Construction Managers

Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, 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, and implementation. Include specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. Include general superintendents, project managers, and constructors who manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area 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)
185,580 1.7 % $37.83 $78,690 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.25 $25.69 $33.59 $44.40 $60.74
Annual Wage (2) $42,120 $53,430 $69,870 $92,350 $126,330

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Nonresidential building construction 40,750 $37.64 $78,290
Residential building construction 33,390 $37.42 $77,840
Building equipment contractors 24,490 $40.46 $84,150
Building foundation and exterior contractors 12,780 $37.05 $77,070
Other specialty trade contractors 8,910 $37.92 $78,860

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
General rental centers (7) $51.00 $106,080
Traveler accommodation 140 $46.85 $97,440
Machinery and equipment rental and leasing 50 $46.70 $97,140
Activities related to real estate 1,400 $45.65 $94,960
Basic chemical manufacturing 30 $45.26 $94,130

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Idaho 1,470 $28.08 $58,420 0.256%
Maryland 6,010 $35.46 $73,750 0.244%
Alaska 710 $37.89 $78,820 0.242%
Colorado 4,930 $36.98 $76,920 0.234%
South Carolina 3,990 $31.65 $65,840 0.225%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
New Jersey 5,530 $52.21 $108,600 0.142%
New York 12,680 $51.21 $106,520 0.154%
Connecticut 2,140 $46.67 $97,070 0.131%
Washington 3,260 $44.97 $93,540 0.126%
Rhode Island 410 $42.91 $89,240 0.085%

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Naples, FL MSA 490 $43.61 $90,720 0.418%
Mobile, AL MSA 810 $33.06 $68,760 0.375%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA 840 $28.57 $59,420 0.324%
Boise City, ID MSA 740 $28.98 $60,280 0.318%
Baton Rouge, LA MSA 950 $27.41 $57,000 0.318%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Punta Gorda, FL MSA 80 $69.60 $144,770 0.208%
Stamford-Norwalk, CT PMSA 300 $67.17 $139,710 0.150%
Nassau-Suffolk, NY PMSA 1,750 $62.09 $129,150 0.145%
Bergen-Passaic, NJ PMSA 1,120 $60.44 $125,710 0.177%
Newark, NJ PMSA 1,370 $57.14 $118,860 0.141%

About May 2004 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) Estimates not released.

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May 2004 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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Last Modified Date: June 02, 2005

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