The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Manager, Construction in Australia is AU$102,951.
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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 in Project Management, Contractor Management and Microsoft Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Construction Estimating.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Construction
An entry-level Project Manager, Construction with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$66,675 based on 156 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,842 based on 456 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$116,365 based on 404 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$125,678.
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 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (19.4% less), Adelaide, South Australia (13.4% less) and Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (11.3% less).
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