Construction Managers

risk level
Based on 272 votes
by year 2032
or $50.43 per hour
as of 2023

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Automation risk

3% (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.

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

  • Negotiation

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

26% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 3% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Construction Managers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Construction Managers' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Construction Managers' was $104,900, or $50 per hour

'Construction Managers' were paid 118.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 329,190 people employed as 'Construction Managers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 461 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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Nicolas Saez (No chance) says
This job requires a lot of habilities that will be difficult to copy by a robot.
May 24, 2024 at 12:38 AM
Barry Eck says
In 20 years 🤖 will change entire construction and ALL industries and our lives; We will not be using the means and methods currently being used to almost everything.
Robots don’t get tired, need breaks for mental health days/ holidays.
In many trends the US is last to except change with the Freedom of Choice.
The change(s) start on the Left coast then move to East coast and then fill into the less technological advanced sectors. Bear in the bounties may be transparent.
Does China now lead the world in AI?
Feb 19, 2024 at 02:31 PM
AC (Low) says
Existing systems make automation complicated
Dec 01, 2022 at 12:37 AM
Cesar (Moderate) says
I believe that automation should be implemented with construction machines. Additionally, software and A.I create more advantages for companies by reducing the time needed to make a forecast in Excel.

However, to input data, select the most important data, and analyze them, human capital is required to do that work.
Oct 08, 2022 at 01:05 AM
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 (Low) 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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