Average Construction Manager with Construction Estimating Skills Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Construction Manager with Construction Estimating skills in Australia is AU$117,140.
MEDIAN AU$117,140
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AU$75k - AU$177k
AU$2k - AU$38k
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AU$0 - AU$7k
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AU$59k - AU$185k

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Job Description for Construction Manager

Construction Manager Tasks
  • Manage the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction or component of a project.
  • Enforce safety measures and company regulations, and obtain required licenses and permits.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.

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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Project Management and Contractor Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$96,867 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$113,044 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$129,063 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$123,699.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (6.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (14.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (10.8% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (8.3% less).

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