Construction Manager

Do others seek your guidance to complete group assignments or project-based tasks? Transfer these leadership skills to the construction industry through construction management. Construction managers are essential to completing projects on time and on budget. Their duties can include planning, coordinating, budgeting and supervising construction projects from development to completion. Construction managers usually spend most of their time on site where they monitor projects and make daily decisions about construction activities.

AVERAGE STARTING HOURLY WAGE: $45,000 – $52,000 + Benefits

AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE WITH EXPERIENCE: $52,000 – $65,000 + Benefits

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES: 4-year University or 2-year Technical Degree

Construction Manager Career Paths

Construction Management

The Construction Management program prepares you to manage projects in commercial, heavy-highway-utilities, and residential construction. Materials, building methods, estimating, scheduling, project management, contracts and safety are taught by our industry-prepared faculty.   You will be prepared to manage and lead in a promising career in construction. Click here for more information!

Construction Engineering and Management MS

A flexible and affordable online master's program, so you can keep working while pursuing a degree. Designed in partnership with the construction industry, this degree blends technical skills needed by professionals with the management study you need to advance your career. Click here for more information!

Construction Management Technology

Construction Managers, also called project managers or general contractors, oversee a variety of projects in the fast-paced construction industry in Sioux Falls and nationwide. As a Construction Manager from Southeast Technical Institute, you will be a valuable asset on any residential, commercial or industrial project. Click here for more information!

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