The average wage for a Construction Contractor is AU$29.18 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$48,479 - AU$103,042
AU$48K
AU$79K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$78,611
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.80 - AU$50.29
AU$20
AU$29
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$29.18
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$103K
Salary AU$48,479 - AU$103,042
Bonus AU$0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,555 - AU$103,942
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$19.80 - AU$50.29
Overtime AU$39.31
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
Bonus AU$0.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,555 - AU$103,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Construction Contractor

Construction contractors, often referred to as "construction managers," are in charge of planning and maintaining a variety of construction projects involving commercial/residential buildings and even public works projects. They may also be responsible for obtaining building permits or licenses for these projects.

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Construction Contractor Tasks

  • Plan and manage a construction project, providing labor, materials, and equipment and overseeing subcontractors.
  • Make sure all government regulations are followed, proper permits are obtained, and required inspections carried out.
  • Monitor project progress to ensure it stays on time and within budget.
  • Negotiate contract terms with clients and work with clients and architects to create project plans.
  • Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.

Construction Contractor Pay By Employer

$0$105K

Self-Employed
10 profiles
$70,387

Construction Contractor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Contractor

Pay by Experience for a Construction Contractor has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Contractor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Contractor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Construction Contractor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 15 salaries. A Construction Contractor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$99,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,629

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Construction Contractor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Contractor?

Construction Contractor in Perth:
"Installer."
Pros: Lots of work building in perth wa.
Cons: Have to pay own tax -no holidays or penalty rates -pay own insurances and buy tools.

Key Stats for Construction Contractor

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Construction Contractor Salaries

▲60%

▲28%

▲1%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%