Construction Manager

Construction Managers are responsible for planning, organising, controlling and directing the construction of civil engineering projects, as well as buildings and dwellings.

Construction Managers also coordinate the physical and human resources involved in building and construction. The average salary of a Construction Manager is $158,550 per annum.

Average salary
$123,504 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$108,150 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$138,859 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 1% more Construction Managers employed in Australia in 2017 (compared to November 2012)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Construction Manager are:

  • NSW: 35%
  • VIC: 23%
  • QLD: 22%

Key skills required
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong personal drive
  • Initiative
  • Resourceful
  • Management and leadership ability
  • Good problem-solving skills


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