The average salary for a Senior Project Manager, Construction in Australia is AU$145,204.
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Construction
A senior construction project manager performs general oversight of many of the duties and tasks that must be accomplished in the construction, renovation, or restructuring of a property. They must be organized and able to delegate tasks and responsibilities to subordinate project managers, contractors, and laborers. A senior construction project manager's responsibilities cover a number of areas, including permitting, programming, design, and construction itself. Because the senior construction…Read more
Senior Project Manager, Construction Tasks
- Organize and manage staff, contractors and schedules for construction projects.
- Prepare documentation like scope of work, contracts, purchase orders, reports and budgets.
- Oversee budgets, including tracking metrics and updating equipment logs.
- Lead meetings to ensure budget, user needs and schedule are met.
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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, Construction
Skills in Project Management, Contractor Management, Contract Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, Construction
An early career Senior Project Manager, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$129,371 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$130,510 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$149,008 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$162,892.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Project Manager, Construction in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (2.9% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (17.4% less) and Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (3.9% less).
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