Average Entry-Level Construction Manager Salary in Australia

AU$78,930
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AU$5,000
Bonus
AU$2,035
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Construction Manager in Australia is AU$78,930.
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AU$48k
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AU$79k
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AU$110k
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MEDIAN AU$78,930
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Salary
AU$48k - AU$110k
Bonus
AU$3k - AU$16k
Profit Sharing
AU$1k - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$47k - AU$112k

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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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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$89,772 based on 167 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$106,641 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$129,030 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$130,970.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 581 survey responses.
Early Career
28.7%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
29.3%
Late Career
23.9%

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