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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
Southwest Minnesota 29021$50.86/hr$30.55/hr$36.22/hr$43.83/hr$48.95/hr$62.10/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities90$54.69/hr
Financial Activities30$81.16/hr
Professional and Business Services280$49.74/hr
Education and Health Services70$52.81/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/A$52.51/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 50$48.83/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$47.59/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 100$38.45/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 130$48.64/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 150$46.16/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 190$44.34/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 210$45.50/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 210$40.50/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 260$46.94/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 270$47.69/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 270$46.85/hr10.7%
Southwest Minnesota 290$43.83/hr10.0%
Northwest Balance of State 290$46.91/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 310$46.16/hr9.2%
Northwest Minnesota 330$46.91/hr10.8%
Central Minnesota 580$47.22/hr11.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,380$49.18/hr12.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,750$49.13/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,310$48.41/hr12.0%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
General and Operations Managers 73,910$43.50/hr6.9%
Cost Estimators 3,790$35.99/hr0.1%
Civil Engineers 3,530$45.51/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.