Average Construction Manager Salary in South Africa

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The average salary for a Construction Manager in South Africa is R355,749.
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R153k - R771k
R7k - R91k
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R786 - R149k
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R143k - R853k

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Job Description for Construction Manager

Construction Manager Tasks
  • Manage the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction or component of a project.
  • Enforce safety measures and company regulations, and obtain required licenses and permits.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.

Popular Employer Salaries for Construction Manager

The top respondents for the job title Construction Manager are from the companies WBHO Construction, Stefanutti Stocks and Raubex. Reported salaries are highest at Stefanutti Stocks where the average pay is R763,024. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ruwacon, earning around R308,738. WBHO Construction pays the lowest at around R234,000. Raubex also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R270,000.

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Popular Skills for Construction Manager

Skills in Contractor Management, Project Management, Construction Estimating and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R195,003 based on 16 salaries. An early career Construction Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R230,293 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Construction Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R340,847 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R483,993 based on 184 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R650,899.

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