Construction Project ManagerSample Job Descriptions, Salaries, and Interview Questions

Construction project managers supervise all aspects of the building process. Their primary responsibility is to make sure projects are finished on time and within budget. Project managers work closely with architects and designers to create plans and establish deadlines. They need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Sample job description

Average salary and compensation

The average salary for a construction project manager is $98,000 in the United States. Position salary will vary based on experience, education, company size, industry, and market.

LocationSalary LowSalary High
Phoenix, Arizona$97,450$131,850
Los Angeles, California$109,950$148,750
Denver, Colorado$91,650$123,950
Washington, DC$111,600$151,000
Miami, Florida$91,200$123,400
Orlando, Florida$84,100$113,800
Tampa, Florida$84,950$114,950
Atlanta, Georgia$89,150$120,550
Chicago, Illinois$102,450$138,600
Boston, Massachusetts$110,750$149,850
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota$88,250$119,450
New York City, New York$116,600$157,750
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania$94,950$128,450
Dallas, Texas$92,450$125,050
Houston, Texas$92,050$124,500
Seattle, Washington$106,650$144,250
National Average$83,300$112,700

Sample interview questions

  • Do you consider yourself a better worker when you work independently or alongside a team?
  • What do you consider the most enjoyable aspects of a construction project manager’s job?
  • Could you briefly describe your management style?
  • How would you go about describing the duties of a construction project manager?
  • What would you consider to be the primary duties of a construction project manager?
  • What would you consider to be the major hurdles and obstacles of a construction project manager? How do you go about avoiding or resolving these?
  • How do you go about prioritizing tasks on the worksite?
  • What kinds of projects have you worked on in the past?
  • Can you describe a time you resolved a major issue on a project? What were the problems and the resolution?
  • What was the largest project you’ve ever been a part of?
  • Have you ever run into communication issues on the worksite? What happened?

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