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Average Commercial Manager Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Commercial Manager in Australia is AU$132,996.
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AU$83k - AU$199k
AU$5k - AU$30k
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AU$333 - AU$15k
AU$0 - AU$13k
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AU$82k - AU$209k
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What Do Commercial Managers Do?

Commercial Manager Tasks
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, creating new contracts and updating as conditions or tariffs change.
  • Use analytics to create action plans for business growth.
  • Oversee and direct contractors, staff, suppliers and carriers to ensure timely results.
  • Procure and obtain materials and supplies for ongoing and one-time projects.
  • Develop pricing structures and risk assessments for products to lead commercial efforts.

Popular Employer Salaries for Commercial Manager

The top respondents for the job title Commercial Manager are from the companies Fulton Hogan, Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction and Telstra Corporation Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction where the average pay is AU$187,000. Telstra Corporation Ltd pays the lowest at around AU$127,451.

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What Are Popular Skills for Commercial Managers?

Skills in Commercial, Contract Negotiation, Financial Analysis and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Managers?

An entry-level Commercial Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$96,599 based on 8 salaries. An early career Commercial Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$114,283 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Commercial Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$129,300 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Commercial Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$150,174 based on 191 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$164,791.
Employees with Commercial Manager in their job title in Bunbury, Western Australia earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (11.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (23.6% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (16.5% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.1% less).

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