Man wearing a hard hat holding architectural plans with crane in the background

Construction Managers 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Concrete Foreman, Construction Area Manager, Construction Foreman, Construction Manager, Construction Superintendent, General Contractor, Job Superintendent, Project Executive, Project Manager, Project Superintendent

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $22.08/hr (-1% from 2015)
  • 289 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 1%
  • Retirement Risk: 29% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 2% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


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6 6 5

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.