The average salary for a Construction Superintendent in Australia is AU$144,224.
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Job Description for Construction Superintendent
A construction superintendent supervises every aspect of a building project, including by reporting on progress to owners, handling basic proposals, and managing contracts. Depending on the project, a construction superintendent also may assist in the physical aspect of construction. In addition, a person who holds this position must make sure that a particular project is within the parameters a set budget and relevant laws. Construction superintendents' hours can be somewhat irregular, sinc…Read more
Construction Superintendent Tasks
- Plan, coordinate and schedule construction projects.
- Is responsible for the quality of work and for keeping the project on time and within budget.
- Is the sole person in supervision over the construction workers.
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Popular Skills for Construction Superintendent
Skills in Contractor Management and Job Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Safety Compliance and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Construction Superintendent
An early career Construction Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$117,916 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Construction Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$114,965 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Construction Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$149,139 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$172,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Construction Superintendent in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (12.8% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.9% less).
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