AU$78,611
Avg. Salary
AU$29.07
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Construction Contractor is AU$29.07 per hour.

The average pay for a Construction Contractor is AU$78,611 per year.

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AU$19.89
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AU$29.07
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AU$53.33
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MEDIAN AU$29.07
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AU$48k
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AU$79k
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AU$124k
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MEDIAN AU$78,611
AU$48,479 - AU$123,650
AU$48K
AU$79K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,611
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MEDIAN: AU$29.07
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AU$0AU$123K
Salary AU$48,479 - AU$123,650
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$41,665 - AU$115,012
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$53
Hourly Rate AU$19.89 - AU$53.33
Overtime AU$43.92
Annual Data AU$0AU$115K
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$41,665 - AU$115,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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$112K

Self-Employed
12 profiles
$71,978

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$61,269

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
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Construction Contractor Salaries

▲61%

▲29%

▲2%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼14%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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