How much does a Project Manager Sr. - Construction make in the United States? The average Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary in the United States is $154,457 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $130,487 and $182,858. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salary $108,663 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salary $130,487 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salary $154,457 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salary $182,858 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Project Manager Sr. - Construction Salary $208,715 US May 28, 2024
25% $130,487 10% $108,663 90% $208,715 75% $182,858 $154,457 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Project Manager Sr. - Construction need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Project Management: Project management is the application of processes, methods, skills, knowledge and experience to achieve specific project objectives according to the project acceptance criteria within agreed parameters. Project management has final deliverables that are constrained to a finite timescale and budget.

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Procurement: Procurement is the process of finding and agreeing to terms, and acquiring goods, services, or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process. Procurement is used to ensure the buyer receives goods, services, or works at the best possible price when aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are compared. Corporations and public bodies often define processes intended to promote fair and open competition for their business while minimizing risks such as exposure to fraud and collusion. Almost all purchasing decisions include factors such as delivery and handling, marginal benefit, and price fluctuations. Procurement generally involves making buying decisions under conditions of scarcity. If sound data is available, it is good practice to make use of economic analysis methods such as cost-benefit analysis or cost-utility analysis.

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Scrum: Using an agile process for managing the lifecycle development of software products.

Project Management 19.52%
Procurement 1.22%
Scrum 0.83%
Others 78.43%
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Job Description for Project Manager Sr. - Construction

Project Manager Sr. - Construction directs construction project management planning and execution processes to meet project design requirements, schedules, and organizational financial objectives. Provides overall strategic governance for projects by establishing standards, processes, and tools for effective project management throughout the project lifecycle. Being a Project Manager Sr. - Construction uses comprehensive knowledge of construction processes and operations to set project productivity and quality targets. Monitors project milestones, change orders, and technical status reports. Additionally, Project Manager Sr. - Construction manages strategic client relationships and establishes clear lines of communication. Responds to escalated project issues that may impede project delivery and coordinates solutions. Analyzes project metrics to identify weaknesses or problems and propose operational improvements and cost savings for future projects. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Project Manager Sr. - Construction manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Project Manager Sr. - Construction typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1-3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Project Manager Sr. - Construction

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For Project Manager Sr. - Construction, the first career path typically progresses to Project Director - Construction.

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Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Project Manager Sr. - Construction, the highest Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary is in Miami, FL, where the Project Manager Sr. - Construction salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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