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Construction manager

Construction managers are responsible for the practical side of managing and planning every stage of the building process.

Average salary*




The role

  • Handling health and safety on a project
  • Setting bench marks of work to be done
  • Setting and agreeing budgets for the work
  • Managing and recruiting staff for the project
  • Being directly responsible for the work being carried out and the decision making 
  • Working on-site - inspecting work, checking materials and their delivery and storage, checking everyone is following safety rules
  • Working in the office - dealing with contracts, working with clients, holding meetings to keep the project on time and on budget
  • Work closely with architects and construction engineering professionals on a project. 


  • Newly trained construction managers can earn in the region of £25,000 - £35,000
  • Trained with experience construction managers can earn in the region of £35,000 - £48,000
  • Senior, chartered or master construction managers can earn in the region of £48,000 - £60,000

Salaries depend on location, employer and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options also improve with chartered status.

* Salaries have been collected from multiple industry sources and have been updated as of 2019

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Progression Opportunities

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