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Construction Managers

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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.


  • About 61 percent of construction managers are self-employed.
  • Jobseekers who combine construction work experience with a bachelor's degree in a construction-related field should enjoy the best prospects.
  • Certification, although not required, is increasingly important for construction managers.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $84,240/yr ($42.12/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors