The average pay for a Construction Foreman in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$99,420 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Construction Estimating, Project, and Adobe Acrobat.

AU$64,103 - AU$139,030
AU$64K
AU$99K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$99,088
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50%
90%
AU$24.62 - AU$50.35
AU$25
AU$33
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$32.52
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$139K
Salary AU$64,103 - AU$139,030
Bonus AU$2,000
Profit Sharing AU$12,500
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$61,437 - AU$137,171
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data AU$0AU$85
Hourly Rate AU$24.62 - AU$50.35
Overtime AU$24.66 - AU$85.42
Annual Data AU$0AU$137K
Bonus AU$2,000
Profit Sharing AU$12,500
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$61,437 - AU$137,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Construction Foreman

A construction foreperson supervises a construction crew. The construction may relate to the erection or repair of a building or and an infrastructure, such as a bridge. The foreperson will schedule work for the crew and may also be responsible for making proposals and obtaining new jobs. The foreperson will be expected to have construction experience. The foreperson will need to assist the crew wherever help is needed, including carrying out hard labor. The abilities to work in extreme temperatures, to work with hand and power tools, to stand and walk for a long period of time, and to lift heavy objects are essential. The foreperson may also work with designers and architects, in order to create blueprints and diagrams.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Construction Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Construction Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 43 salaries. A Construction Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Construction Foreman

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Construction Foreman Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
AU$92,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Construction Foreman Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 92%