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Construction Managers in Wisconsin

Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as a Construction Manager?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$104,570 Median Salary
390 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Construction Managers in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Construction Managers in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Construction Managers in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Construction Managers Work in Wisconsin?

2,990 people worked as Construction Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,860 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Construction Managers in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,960 Construction Managers working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Construction Managers than average.

Construction Managers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Construction Managers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 390 annual job openings, and a total of 5,220 jobs for Wisconsin Construction Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 33,200 annual jobs and 448,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Construction Managers Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $67,340 to $163,230 with $104,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.38 to $78.47. The median hourly rate was $50.28.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $48.62 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.66.

The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Construction Managers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,510 $92,090
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,980 $92,640
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 880 $115,120
Madison, WI 480 $102,210
Appleton, WI 220 $95,650
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 210 $117,020
Duluth, MN-WI 210 $78,410
Green Bay, WI 190 $84,450
Eau Claire, WI 80 $96,590
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 80 $97,170
Wausau, WI 70 $109,870
Fond du Lac, WI 60 $98,860
Racine, WI 50 $101,700

Top States for Construction Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Construction Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 32,420 $107,050
Texas 29,620 $90,900
Florida 22,070 $82,200
Illinois 12,730 $90,270
North Carolina 11,220 $97,290
Pennsylvania 11,050 $96,010
New York 10,970 $116,420
Ohio 9,330 $91,130
Colorado 8,650 $89,190
Washington 8,560 $95,840
Massachusetts 7,390 $102,410
Georgia 7,320 $96,610
Arizona 6,970 $85,890
Maryland 6,810 $94,770
New Jersey 6,140 $131,130
Tennessee 5,670 $72,630
Oregon 5,590 $92,100
Virginia 5,340 $99,270
Minnesota 5,340 $90,950
Indiana 4,800 $79,710

Below are the states where Construction Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $131,130
Delaware $119,910
New York $116,420
Rhode Island $113,860
California $107,050
Alaska $106,370
Connecticut $105,430
Wisconsin $104,570
Massachusetts $102,410
District of Columbia $100,770

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