Construction Managers

8.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $47.54 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 4% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Construction Managers' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2031
'Construction Managers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Construction Managers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Construction Managers' was $98,890, or $47.54 hourly
'Construction Managers' are paid 116.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as construction managers?

As of 2021 there were 284,750 people employed as Construction Managers within the United States.
This represents around 0.20% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 494 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
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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