Average Construction Superintendent Salary in Australia

AU$144,224
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$11,500
Bonus
AU$11,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Construction Superintendent in Australia is AU$144,224.
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AU$89k
MEDIAN
AU$144k
90%
AU$200k
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Salary
AU$89k - AU$200k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$40k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$11k
Total Pay
AU$89k - AU$208k

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Job Description for Construction Superintendent

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Early Career
14.0%
Mid Career
10.5%
Experienced
40.7%
Late Career
34.9%

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