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How will your construction management education stack up?

Here is some information to help you compare your construction management education with construction management education around the nation. The US has 663 brick and mortar construction management schools.

Top Schools

The top schools in the nation in 2010 that had construction management programs were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York
  2. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, California
  3. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, Washington State

Student Demographics

In 2010 in the US, 11,704 students graduated with degrees in construction management. Of these students, 4,187 graduated from certificate programs in construction management, 7,106 graduated from undergraduate programs in construction management, and 411 graduated from graduate-level programs in construction management.

Academics

Students can pursue education in construction management at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Construction Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management
  • Master's Degree in Construction Management
  • Certificate in Construction Management

Construction management students can expect to gain the following skills and/or knowledge while studying construction management:

  • Physics
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Construction Materials and Processes
  • Engineering Mechanics - Statics
  • Mathematics

Cost

Students at construction management schools around the nation paid an average of $13,967 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The construction management schools charging the highest tuition were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, New York, students paid $41,316
  2. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, California, students paid $39,183
  3. Stevens Institute of Technology - located in Hoboken, New Jersey, students paid $38,180

The construction management schools charging the lowest tuition were:

  1. Michigan Career and Technical Institute - located in Plainwell, Michigan, students paid $3,750
  2. East Carolina University - located in Greenville, North Carolina, students paid $4,477
  3. University of North Florida - located in Jacksonville, Florida, students paid $4,193

How will your construction management job compare?

The highest percentage of construction management graduates pursue careers as construction managers. According to the government, in 2010 the US had 191,430 construction managers. The states with the largest populations of construction managers are:

  1. Texas - 25,430 Construction Managers
  2. California - 19,270 Construction Managers
  3. Florida - 13,770 Construction Managers

Projected Growth

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of people working as a construction manager is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 646,980 construction managers working in the US then. Over the next few years, the government projects the growth for construction managers to be the fastest in these states:

  1. Utah - 25%
  2. Indiana - 23%
  3. Texas - 22%

Salary

On average, a construction manager earns a salary of $87,942 per year in the US. However, the salary for a construction manager can greatly vary based on factors such as experience, your employer or experience. Salaries for construction managers range from less than $15,800 per year to more than $165,820 per year. On average, a construction manager earns the most in the following states:

  1. New York - $131,800 per year
  2. Rhode Island - $130,140 per year
  3. New Jersey - $123,350 per year

Construction managers in the following states make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Oklahoma - $64,240 per year
  2. Mississippi - $64,320 per year
  3. Idaho - $66,780 per year

 
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So what kind of job can you get after studying
construction management?

Below you'll find various popular careers! Compare professions and see which one you find interesting!

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Construction Laborers 777,700 $33,590 -16.7%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 474,510 $62,260 -14.6%
3
Civil Engineers 249,120 $82,280 8.5%
4
Construction Managers 191,430 $94,240 -0.6%
5
Construction and Building Inspectors 89,270 $54,320 1.7%