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Commercial Construction Project Manager

Commercial Construction Project Manager Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $110,000 $9,166 $2,115 $53
75th Percentile $97,500 $8,125 $1,875 $47
Average $85,488 $7,124 $1,644 $41
25th Percentile $72,000 $6,000 $1,384 $35
$42,000 - $48,999
2% of jobs
$49,000 - $55,999
3% of jobs
$56,000 - $62,999
5% of jobs
$63,000 - $69,999
9% of jobs
$72,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$70,000 - $76,999
12% of jobs
$77,000 - $83,999
15% of jobs
The average salary is $85,488 a year
$84,000 - $90,999
16% of jobs
$97,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$91,000 - $97,999
13% of jobs
$98,000 - $104,999
9% of jobs
$110,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$105,000 - $111,999
6% of jobs
$112,000 - $119,000
4% of jobs

National Average

$42,000 $85,488/year $41/hour $119,000
Commercial Construction Project Manager Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$85,488
$7,124
$1,644
$41
Chicago, IL
Illinois
$87,512
$7,293
$1,683
$42

As of Oct 20, 2020, the average annual pay for a Commercial Construction Project Manager in the United States is $85,488 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $41.10 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,644/week or $7,124/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $119,000 and as low as $42,000, the majority of Commercial Construction Project Manager salaries currently range between $72,000 (25th percentile) to $97,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $110,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Commercial Construction Project Manager varies greatly (by as much as $25,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Commercial Construction Project Manager job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Commercial Construction Project Manager in your area makes on average $87,512 per year, or $2,024 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $85,488. Illinois ranks number 40 out of 50 states nationwide for Commercial Construction Project Manager salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Commercial Construction Project Manager jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Commercial Construction Project Manager on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Commercial Construction Project Manager Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Commercial Construction Project Manager job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Rosa, CA and Cambridge, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Cambridge, MA beats the national average by $14,915 (16.0%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $21,627 (22.5%) above the $85,488 average.

Significantly, Sunnyvale, CA has a very active Commercial Construction Project Manager job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Commercial Construction Project Manager appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between Sunnyvale, CA and Anchorage, AK, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Commercial Construction Project Manager role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$107,115$8,926$2,060$51.50
Santa Rosa, CA$103,568$8,631$1,992$49.79
Cambridge, MA$100,404$8,367$1,931$48.27
Vacaville, CA$98,474$8,206$1,894$47.34
New York City, NY$97,523$8,127$1,875$46.89
Fairfield, CA$97,287$8,107$1,871$46.77
Kent, WA$97,248$8,104$1,870$46.75
San Mateo, CA$97,139$8,095$1,868$46.70
Lynn, MA$95,884$7,990$1,844$46.10
Anchorage, AK$95,729$7,977$1,841$46.02

Top 5 Best Paying Related Commercial Construction Project Manager Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Commercial Construction Project Manager job category that pay more per year than a typical Commercial Construction Project Manager salary. Top examples of these roles include: Construction Director, Pipeline Construction Manager, and Director of Construction.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Commercial Construction Project Manager jobs, with a range of just $31,767 (31.3%) to $46,784 (43.0%) more than the average Commercial Construction Project Manager salary of $85,488.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Construction Director$132,272$11,023$2,544$63.59
Pipeline Construction Manager$130,087$10,841$2,502$62.54
Director of Construction$120,054$10,004$2,309$57.72
Project Manager Senior$118,597$9,883$2,281$57.02
Senior Construction Manager$117,255$9,771$2,255$56.37

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