Career Outlook

Construction Management Graduates Average Starting Salary $ per Year

Year
May Grads

Bachelor of Science
Construction Management
Graduate's Starting Salary Avg

1 Commercial Buildings

2 Highway

3 Electrical

4 Mechanical

5 Residential

2013 $61,264 $63,913 $60,375 $60,000 $57,500 $50,000
2012 $58,900 $60,100 $59,200 $62,000 $56,800 $47,500
2011 $57,100 $59,000 $55,000 $56,000 $60,000 $53,000
2010 $57,400 $57,000 $59,000 $52,000
Key to Columns Above
1 Commercial Buildings Commercial Buildings, Institutional Schools, Hospitals, Manufacturing
2 Highway Highways, Civil Works: Underground, Water Treatment, Waterways and Storage
3 Electrical Buildings, inc. Hospitals, Schools, Industrial, Power
4 Mechanical Buildings' Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, and Industrial Processes
5 Residential Buildings Residential, primarily single family, and some multiplex (not inc. Hotels)

Construction Management Graduates Starting Benefit Examples

Employee BenefitPercentage of CM Graduates Received
Vehicle 34%
Vehicle Mileage Expenses 29%
Retirement Plan 77%
Medical Insurance 94%
Dental Insurance 91%

Moving Allowance (Hi $5,000; Low $2,000)

26%

* Data from survey of 75 Spring 2013 graduates, 85% responding with starting salary, benefits, and number of offers data.