According to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics data, construction managers make a median salary of $82,790 per year, or $39.80 per hour. Geographic location, education, industry and level of experience all factor into an individual construction manager's salary.
The highest-paid construction managers in all of the industries combined make about $144,520 per year, and the lowest-paid managers make $50,000 annually.
Construction managers in the 75th percentile make $109,600 or more per year. Those in the
25th percentile make an average of $63,790 per year.
Construction managers tend make the highest salaries in Ocean City, N.J.; Vineland, N.J.; and Philadelphia.