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Construction Managers in Colorado

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

22.5% Jobs Projection
$89,190 Median Salary
1,040 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Construction Managers Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 8,650 Construction Managers working in the state.

There were 7,190 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,460 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Construction Managers in CO Employment Trend

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

Construction Managers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 22.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Construction Managers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,040 annual Construction Managers job openings in Colorado, and 13,190 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Construction Managers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $54,330 to $151,210 with $89,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.12 to $72.7. The median hourly rate was $42.88.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $41.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.97.

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

Construction Managers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,150 $93,940
Colorado Springs, CO 910 $78,560
Greeley, CO 530 $90,210
Fort Collins, CO 440 $87,760
Boulder, CO 340 $87,380
Grand Junction, CO 170 $73,690
Pueblo, CO 140 $74,910

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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