What does a Vice President Construction Management do?

Construction managers plan for, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish. Construction managers coordinate and supervise various construction projects, which includes the building of all types of public residential, commercial, and industrial structures in addition to roads, memorials, and bridges.

Construction managers oversee the construction phase of a project, but they may also consult with a client during the design phase to help refine plans and control project costs. They are responsible for the oversight of specialized contractors and additional personnel. They schedule and coordinate all construction processes so that a project meets the client's design specifications. They ensure projects stay on time and within the allotted budget, and interact with lawyers and local government officials where appropriate. They work in tandem with other building specialists including an architect or civil engineer and various trade workers including electricians or carpenters. They create and manage a budget for each project which keeps supplies, materials, and labor in mind. They are responsible for maintaining a line of communication with their clients throughout the process. Construction managers need a minimum bachelor’s degree, relevant experience and on-the-job training.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

Vice President Construction Management Salaries

Average Base Pay

$158,577 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$101K
Median: $159K
$248K
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Vice President Construction Management Career Path

Learn how to become a Vice President Construction Management, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Vice President Construction Management Insights

Read what Vice President Construction Management professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
New York EngineersNew York Engineers
MEP HEAD
Aug 1, 2020

“4. A good percentage of your salary is a performance bonus which you can never claim.”

SBA CommunicationsSBA Communications
Construction Supervisor
Dec 27, 2019

“If you have a good rapport with your 1st level manager and do a good job with your projects you will be treated well.”

AdeccoAdecco
Construction Manager
Dec 8, 2020

“Strong and good support work and team work”

Hughes GroupHughes Group
Director of Construction
Feb 14, 2021

“Great place to work and everyone is helpful”

D3 (NY)
Construction Manager
May 18, 2021

“D3 was my first employer engineering employer out of college and they actively recruited at colleges.”

D.R. HortonD.R. Horton
Construction Manager
Jul 31, 2021

“All walk throughs and anything not done at closing you will get done before you get your bonus.”

Sita Construction
Construction Manager
Jul 5, 2020

“Good and profit learning upgrade for intial career it good”

TownmoreTownmore
Construction Manager
Nov 14, 2021

“Good good good good good”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a vice president construction management

When working as a vice president construction management, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Business Acumen, Prioritization, ReACT, Decision Making, and Problem Solving.

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The most common qualifications to become a vice president construction management include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.