Construction Managers

risk level
Based on 203 votes
by 2031
or $48.78 hourly
as of 2022

Automation risk

4% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Negotiation

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

22% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 4% chance of automation.

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Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Construction Managers' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2031

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.


Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Construction Managers' was $101,480, or $48.78 per hour

'Construction Managers' were paid 119.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 303,220 people employed as Construction Managers within the United States.

This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the country.

Put another way, around 1 in 487 people are employed as Construction Managers.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 11-9021.00


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Matt (No chance) says
Daily problems that robots can't comprehend
Mar 14, 2021 at 02:14 AM
chirs (No chance) says
The decisions you have to make not only for the safety of your workers but the safety of the public is far too complex to be handled by a AI
Oct 01, 2020 at 07:40 PM
GT says
If in the site you don't have human workers, but only robots. You don't need the construction manager.
Nov 16, 2021 at 10:49 PM
Tanvir Ahmed (Small chance) says
Project Manager specially in construction field is somehow creative as well as not as usual monotonous job. You have to face different issues each and every day in the project and all those issues are new in nature.
Aug 11, 2020 at 08:04 PM
Kyaw Thura Swe (Highly likely) says
Professional management is very important in our life, everything needs management. Management skill make me to improve the professional life.
Jun 08, 2019 at 09:44 AM

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