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

13.0% Jobs Projection
$96,610 Median Salary
720 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Construction Managers Work in Georgia?

There were approximately 7,320 workers employed as Construction Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 6,350 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 970 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Construction Managers in GA Employment Trend

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

Construction Managers in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Construction Managers: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 720 annual job openings, and a total of 9,560 jobs for Georgia 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $58,280 to $165,860 with $96,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.02 to $79.74. The median hourly rate was $46.45.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $48.94 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.49.

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

Construction Managers Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,550 $98,880
Chattanooga, TN-GA 430 $69,570
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 400 $87,560
Savannah, GA 200 $87,860
Gainesville, GA 190 $80,930
Athens-Clarke County, GA 150 $111,470
Macon, GA 120 $74,900
Columbus, GA-AL 90 $79,910
Albany, GA 70 $91,540
Valdosta, GA 50 $126,230
Warner Robins, GA 50 $88,040
Brunswick, GA 40 $82,030

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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