The average salary for a Project Manager, Construction with Budget Management skills in Australia is AU$104,563.
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Job Description for Project Manager, Construction
A construction project manager oversees building projects. Much of the work in this job is administrative. Some duties of this job are estimating, carrying out quality control, creating employee schedules and project completion schedules, reviewing designs, and creating proposals. Since this is a management position, years of experience in the field are usually necessary. The project manager will be given a budge, and he or she will have to acquire the most suitable materials within this budge…Read more
Project Manager, Construction Tasks
- Plan and oversee implementation of design for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
- Consult with clients and company representatives to direct project development.
- Oversee budgeting, scheduling, and other managerial aspects of project.
- Select and coordinate contractors needed for project.
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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Construction
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Client Interaction, Construction Estimating, Contractor Management and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Construction
An early career Project Manager, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$79,167 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,063 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$120,782 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$150,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Manager, Construction in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (8.5% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% less).
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