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Construction Managers in Florida

Want to work in Florida as a Construction Manager? Read this first!

24.5% Jobs Projection
$82,200 Median Salary
2,980 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Construction Managers Work in Florida?

22,070 people worked as Construction Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 22,130 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Construction Managers in FL Employment Trend

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

Construction Managers in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 24.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Construction Managers: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,980 annual Construction Managers job openings in Florida, and 37,020 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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $49,490 to $151,590 with $82,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.79 to $72.88. The median hourly rate was $39.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.46 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.06.

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

Construction Managers Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 6,800 $98,480
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 4,230 $74,760
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,760 $77,420
Jacksonville, FL 2,020 $78,130
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 980 $73,780
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 700 $107,020
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 530 $102,390
Tallahassee, FL 420 $72,630
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 420 $71,680
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 360 $65,520
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 330 $75,780
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 330 $85,460
Port St. Lucie, FL 320 n/a
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 260 $75,100
Gainesville, FL 190 $81,870
Ocala, FL 170 $79,650
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 160 $77,770
Panama City, FL 150 $64,780
The Villages, FL 130 $87,480
Homosassa Springs, FL 90 $75,510
Punta Gorda, FL 60 $69,570

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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