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Average Mid-Career Construction Manager Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$102,936
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AU$5,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Construction Manager in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$102,936.
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A$71k
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A$103k
90%
A$153k
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What Do Construction Managers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Managers?

Skills in Project Management and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Managers?

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$79,677 based on 5 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,989 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$144,361 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$155,940.
Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (9.2% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
34.0%
Experienced
36.1%
Late Career
24.7%

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