Average Construction Manager with Contractor Management Skills Salary in Australia

AU$116,524
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,112
Bonus
AU$7,000
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The average salary for a Construction Manager with Contractor Management skills in Australia is AU$116,524.
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AU$73k
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AU$117k
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AU$188k
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MEDIAN AU$116,524
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Salary
AU$73k - AU$188k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$20k
Profit Sharing
AU$2k - AU$10k
Total Pay
AU$61k - AU$196k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Construction Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Construction Manager
Senior Project Manager, Construction
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

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

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$77,500 based on 26 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$92,913 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$107,902 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$128,606 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$138,033.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (11.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (31.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (10.1% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 329 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
21.3%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
29.8%
Late Career
19.1%

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