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Average Construction Foreman Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Construction Foreman in Australia is AU$102,361.
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AU$70k - AU$145k
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AU$64k - AU$142k
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What Do Construction Foremen Do?

Construction Foreman Tasks
  • Communicate and enforce all safety regulations.
  • Manage supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Coordinate essential personnel on-site for the project.
  • Plan, direct and budget activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities, or systems.
  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work.

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Foremen?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Contractor Management, People Management, Leadership and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foremen?

An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$79,204 based on 8 salaries. An early career Construction Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,195 based on 184 salaries. A mid-career Construction Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$101,145 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$114,007 based on 236 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$119,624.
Employees with Construction Foreman in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.8% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (29.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (16.2% less) and Perth, Western Australia (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

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