Average Late-Career Construction Manager Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Late-Career Construction Manager in Australia is AU$130,970.
MEDIAN AU$130,970
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AU$88k - AU$208k
AU$4k - AU$25k
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AU$80k - AU$220k

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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.

Career Paths

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Senior Project Manager, Construction
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$78,930 based on 83 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,772 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$106,641 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$129,030 based on 197 salaries.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (16.6% more) and Perth, Western Australia (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (16.0% less), Brisbane, Queensland (7.1% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.5% less).

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