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Construction Managers in Louisiana

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5.8% Jobs Projection
$91,490 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Construction Managers in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Construction Managers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Construction Managers in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Construction Managers Work in Louisiana?

There were approximately 3,630 workers employed as Construction Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,080 Construction Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 550 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Construction Managers in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,960 Construction Managers working in it, which means Louisiana has more Construction Managers than average.

Construction Managers in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Construction Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.1%.

Job Projections for Construction Managers: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 400 annual job openings, and 5,630 total jobs in 2026 for Construction Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 33,200 annual jobs and 448,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Construction Managers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Construction Managers ranged from $56,730 to $155,590 with $91,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.28 to $74.8. The median hourly rate was $43.99.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.66 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.33.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Construction Managers Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Construction Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Construction Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge, LA 1,240 $93,170
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 910 $92,320
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 330 $106,180
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 210 $89,440
Lafayette, LA 170 $78,360
Alexandria, LA 110 $79,650
Monroe, LA 60 $90,360

Top States for Construction Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Construction Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 32,420 $107,050
Texas 29,620 $90,900
Florida 22,070 $82,200
Illinois 12,730 $90,270
North Carolina 11,220 $97,290
Pennsylvania 11,050 $96,010
New York 10,970 $116,420
Ohio 9,330 $91,130
Colorado 8,650 $89,190
Washington 8,560 $95,840
Massachusetts 7,390 $102,410
Georgia 7,320 $96,610
Arizona 6,970 $85,890
Maryland 6,810 $94,770
New Jersey 6,140 $131,130
Tennessee 5,670 $72,630
Oregon 5,590 $92,100
Virginia 5,340 $99,270
Minnesota 5,340 $90,950
Indiana 4,800 $79,710

Below are the states where Construction Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $131,130
Delaware $119,910
New York $116,420
Rhode Island $113,860
California $107,050
Alaska $106,370
Connecticut $105,430
Wisconsin $104,570
Massachusetts $102,410
District of Columbia $100,770

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