Property Developer

Property Developers organise the purchase and development of new and existing properties, with an aim to increase the value of the properties for reselling. A Property Developer earns an average salary of $106,000 per year.

Property Developers are often found working outdoors on building sites as well as in an office. This role may also require a lot of travelling between locations.

Average salary
$106,000 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Min average salary
$91,000 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Max average salary
$120,999 P/A

Source: (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 5% more Property Developers employed in Australia in 2018 (compared to 2013)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Property Developer are:

  • NSW: 31%
  • VIC: 25%
  • QLD: 17%

Key skills required
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Good communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Aptitude for mathematics
  • Sound judgement, research and analytical skills
  • Neat appearance


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