Construction Managers (11-9021)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 1,2161,223 0.61 1718
United States 373,200391,100 4.81,780 5,2207,010

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 47.8425.8432.72 42.9357.5676.12
Alaska 61.4533.3243.34 56.1277.5895.37
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 63.9936.5846.57 59.0781.3596.23
Fairbanks North Star Borough 52.7834.4540.93 46.2159.9785.12
Southeast Region 54.3434.1443.22 52.8566.0879.42
Balance of State 64.1527.2532.89 60.4079.43*

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,451350 24.161.9 49.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation304
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation218
UI claimants previously working in occupation127
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 768
Number of job position postings 102
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.5

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Fall Protection
Fire Detection and Protection
Fire Prevention
Hazard Communication
Hazard Recognition Training, 16-Hour EM 385-1-1
Hazard Recognition Training, 40-Hour EM 385-1-1
Health Hazards in Construction
Introduction to OSHA - Construction
Introduction to OSHA - General Industry
Lockout and Tagout
Machine Guarding
OSHA 10-Hour Outreach for Construction
OSHA 10-Hour Outreach for General Industry
OSHA 30-Hour Outreach for Construction
OSHA 30-Hour Outreach for General Industry
Personal Protective Equipment
Safety Programs and Subpart C
Stairways and Ladders
Walking and Working Surfaces

Alaska Building Science Network   (Juneau)
Advanced Framing Techniques
Blueprint Reading Basics
Build America in Alaska
Build America Program: Help for Builders
Building on the Edge: Better Building through Common Sense
Building Science and Technology in the North
Building Science for Dummies
Building the P.E.R.S.I.S.T. House
Changes to IRC for 2006
Climate Change Impact on Shelter and Infrastructure in the North
CO - Are You Alarmed: 1-Hour
CO - Are You Alarmed: 2-Hour
Cold Climate Homebuilding: Contractor Residential Endorsement Workshop
Cold Climate Homebuilding: Foundations
Cold Climate Homebuilding: Making Houses Work
Cold Climate Homebuilding: Walls
Construction Planning and Management: Rural Focus
Construction Planning and Management: Urban Focus
Green Building Products
Health House 1: The Health House Advantage
Health House 2: Building the Health House
Integration of Ideas for the Development of Future Research Agenda
Introduction to Green Building
Introduction to Green Building - 4 hour version
Is Your Garage Making You Sick: House-Garage Connection
Log Homebuilding Design and Techniques: 06-Hour
Log Homebuilding Design and Techniques: 08-Hour
Log Homebuilding Design and Techniques: 16-Hour
Maritime Building Considerations: 1-Hour
Maritime Building Considerations: 2-Hour
Multi-Family Buildings: How are they Different from Single Family Homes
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 1: Introduction and Lot Design, Preparation and Development
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 2: Resource Efficiency
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 3a: Energy Efficiency 1
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 3b: Energy Efficiency 2
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 4: Water Efficiency
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 5: Indoor Environment Quality
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 6: Operation, Maintenance, and Homeowner Education
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 7: Global Impact
NAHB Green Building Guide Section 8: Sustainable Community Development
NAHB Green Building Guidelines Section 2: Resource Efficiency
NAHB Green Building Guidelines: Building Green in Alaska
No Birds Just BEES
Peak Oil - Recent Developments on the Road to Peak Oil
Proposed Changes to BEES
Radon Control Strategies for New and Existing Homes
Remote Construction Techniques
Summer Symposium
Sustainable and Appropriate Shelter Issues for First Nations Peoples
The Business Case for Green Building Development
The Effect Energy has on Building Development
The How’s and Whys of Building Diagnostics
The Natural Step: How Cities and Towns Can Change to Sustainable Practices
The Nature of Wood: 1-Hour
The Nature of Wood: 2-Hour
The New State of the Art CCHRC Research and Testing Facility
What’s New in Residential Building Codes
Where Health and Housing Meet

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Project Level 1
Project Level 2

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Accelerated Business Administration & Management/Master of Business Administration BA/MBA
Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program Certificate Certificate
Alaska Native Governance BA
Business Administration AA
Business Administration and Management BA
Graduate Studies in Entrepreneurship Certificate
Graduate Studies in Investments Certificate
Information and Communication Technology MBA
Master of Business Administration MBA
Strategic Leadership MBA

Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Cook Inlet Training Standards/24 Hour Hazwoper
Cook Inlet Training Standards/Hazwoper Refresher
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety Refresher

Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
North Slope Training Cooperative
OSHA 10 Hour General Construction
OSHA 30 Hour General Construction

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Fall Protection - S08
Hydrogen Sulfide - H2S
Petroleum Technician - ER06
Petroleum Workers Safety and Health - S05
Unescorted Module - NSTC01
Unescorted Module Update/Refresher - NSTC02

Alaska Works   (Anchorage)
Pipeline Training

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Cook Inlet Training Standards & Industrial Safety (CITS) Certificate
North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) Unescorted with/without H2S Certificate

Center for Employment Education   (Anchorage)
OSHA 10 hour
OSHA 30 hour

Central Texas College, Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB   (Fort Richardson)
Business Management AAS

Central Texas College, Fort Wainwright   (Fort Wainwright)
Business Management AAS

Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration BS
Business Administration MBA

Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Change & Time Management

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aviation PhD
Aviation Business Administration AS
Aviation Business Administration BS
Business Administration in Aviation MBAA
Leadership MS
Management MSM
Project Management BS
Project Management MS
Technical Management AS
Technical Management BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate
EPA/Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Certificate
NSTC 6 PACK Certificate
OSHA 10/30 Hour General Industry
OSHA Construction Outreach - 10 Hours Certificate
OSHA Construction Outreach - 30 Hours Certificate
OSHA General Industry Outreach - 30 Hours Certificate

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Business and Management AAS
Business Specialist I Certificate
Business Specialist II Certificate
Industrial Safety, Level 1 Endorsement

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Meetings

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Energy Isolation-Lockout/Tag Out/018
NSTC 2014 ASH Update / 003
NSTC Confined Space Entry / 004
NSTC Energy Isolation / 005
NSTC Fall Protection / 006
NSTC Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Module/002
NSTC Respiratory Protection /007
NSTC Unescorted/001
OSHA 10 Hour Construction / 020 Training
OSHA 10 Hour General Industry / 021
OSHA 30 Hour Construction / 022
OSHA 30 Hour General Industry / 023
PEC Premier Basic Orientation / 051
PEC Premier Core Compliance / 052
Project Management/TRADES615

Nu-Solutions Consulting   (Anchorage)
Advanced Primavera P6, Fundamentals Professional Client, Course 106-P Certificate
Advanced Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-201 Certificate
Essentials of HD Performance HD P101
Essentials of Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-101 Certificate
Hybrid Primavera P6 102
Managing Risk in Primavera Risk Analysis, Course 501
Migrating from P3 to Primavera P6
Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Course 201 Certificate
Primavera P6 Advanced
Primavera P6 Analytics 11g
Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel15 (P6 Web), Course 101 Certificate
Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals, Course 102 Certificate
Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g
Primavera P6, Application Administration 15, Course 106-A Certificate
Project Management in Oracle Primavera Contractor, Course 700
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera P6, Course 106-R Certificate
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera Web Access, Course 107 Certificate
Scheduling in Oracle Primavera P6 and Contractor, for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Projects Certificate

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
OSHA Outreach Training, 10 Hour Certificate
OSHA Outreach Training, 30 Hour Certificate

Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration in General Management BS

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Construction Management AAS
Construction Management Bac
Environmental Reg & Permitting Lic
Global Supply Chain Mgmt Mas
Logistics & Supply Chain Ops OEC
Management Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Business Administration Bac
Business Administration Mas
Design & Construction Mgmt Lic

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Construction Management AAS

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2
Rural Utilities Business Mgmt. OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Applied Business AAS
Applied Business Mgmt CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Business Administration AAS
Business Administration Bac

University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Business Administration AAS

University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Business Administration AAS

University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
North Slope Training Consortium (NTSC)

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Business Internet Security
Business Management Essentials Certificate
Microsoft Project Pro Complete
Small Business Management

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Business Administration (BBA) BA
Business Administration (MBA) MBA
Management (D.Mgt.) D.Mgt.
Management (MAM) MA

Wisdom & Associates, Inc.   (Kenai)
Advanced Building Science
Basic Building Science - AHFC Sponsored
Basic Building Science Review
Building Science Review
Building Techniques for Cold Climates
Building Techniques for Cold Climates & Residential Endorsement Test Prep
Introduction & History to Green Building & Environmental Issues - AHFC Sponsored
Is this House Sick?
Killer Houses: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Policy & Codes That Support Energy - AHFC Sponsored
Residential Endorsement Test Prep Course
Sizing of Heating Systems with AkWarm
The Economics of Energy Efficiency - Financial Costs & Benefits - AHFC Sponsored
Thermal Envelope & Heating Analysis
Thermal Envelope & Heating Analysis
Thermal Envelope & Heating Analysis - AHFC Sponsored
Understanding Building Energy Use/Building Behavior - AHFC Sponsored