A Mid-Career Senior Project Manager, Construction earns an average salary of AU$133,004 per year.

AU$90,000 - AU$180,891
MEDIAN: AU$127,878
Salary AU$90,000 - AU$180,891
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,899
Profit Sharing AU$11,000
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
AU$90,400 - AU$184,418
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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 project manager is responsible for the project's end product, they must have a deep understanding of each phase of the construction process, including architectural design and blueprinting. In addition, a senior construction project manager communicates a great deal with architects, clients, vendors of the products they are using, and subordinate staff; much of the time, the individual is reporting progress on a project or task or asking others for the status of certain jobs.


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.

Senior Project Manager, Construction Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$129,998

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Key Stats for Senior Project Manager, Construction


9 %
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 87%