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Occupational Employment Statistics


11-9021 Construction Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 20019$47.74/hr$29.06/hr$35.68/hr$47.70/hr$51.64/hr$66.13/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities220$50.16/hr
Financial Activities50$43.51/hr
Professional and Business Services550$54.38/hr
Education and Health Services50$51.28/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration210$51.88/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 40$47.80/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$38.98/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$47.73/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 110$38.98/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$48.10/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 150$47.95/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 190$47.70/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 200$47.70/hr10.7%
Southeast Balance of State 200$43.06/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 210$39.03/hr10.0%
Northwest Balance of State 220$39.20/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 230$47.80/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 260$39.20/hr10.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 280$39.98/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 320$47.42/hr9.2%
Central Minnesota 510$47.80/hr11.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,150$50.40/hr12.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,470$50.35/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,830$49.96/hr12.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
General and Operations Managers 63,290$43.28/hr6.9%
Cost Estimators 3,600$34.53/hr0.1%
Civil Engineers 4,240$48.92/hr8.1%

  • Direct and supervise construction or related workers.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.
  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines.
  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to representatives of the owner or developer, including administrative staff, workers, or clients.
  • Contract or oversee craft work, such as painting or plumbing.
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports.
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes or other regulations.
  • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.