The average salary for an Experienced Construction Manager is AU$129,030.
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Job Description for Construction Manager
A construction manager oversees the construction of buildings, roads, and other structures. He or she makes sure that the work is running efficiently. Prior to starting a job, the construction manager may create a plan. The construction manager often works directly with clients, so it is important to be able to interact well with customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff and with clients. The ability to lead a large team is important. The manager may oversee …Read more
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 Project Management, Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contractor 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$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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$130,970.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Construction Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (5.9% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (12.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.4% less).
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