Construction Managers in New Jersey
Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as a Construction Manager?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Construction Managers in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Construction Managers in New Jersey is growing faster than average.
Construction Managers in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Construction Managers Work in New Jersey?
In 2018, there were 6,140 Construction Managers working in the state.
There were 5,720 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,960 Construction Managers working in it, which means New Jersey has more Construction Managers than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 740 annual job openings, and 10,070 total jobs in 2026 for Construction Managers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 33,200 annual jobs and 448,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Construction Managers Make in New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $88,040 to $208,000 with $131,130 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $42.33 to $100. The median hourly rate was $63.04.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $61 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.04.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey Metros for Construction Managers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Construction Managers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||12,930||$131,570|
|Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ||150||$123,570|
Top States for Construction Managers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Construction Managers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Construction Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$100,770|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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