Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.
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.
For the Rural Capital Area
Over the next five years, an average of 220 openings per year are projected for Construction Manager.
Employment for Construction Manager is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 17.0% between 2022 and 2027.
An average worker in this occupation is paid $45.82/hour. Entry level workers are paid $30.15, while experienced workers are paid $53.65. The median wage is significantly above average regional wages across occupations.
Local Employment Opportunities
There are 1,890 Construction Manager in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 2,212.
Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally
The top industries employing Construction Manager are Residential Building Construction, Nonresidential Building Construction, and Building Equipment Contractors.
The top most significant knowledge categories for Construction Manager include Building and Construction, English Language, and Engineering and Technology.
Educational Attainment Patterns
The most common level of education for Construction Manager is HS diploma or less. 43% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.