Construction Manager

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.

Salary range
Average salary $158,550
salary range
$139,350
$158,550
$349,527
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
7% by 2020
7%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Construction Manager are:
NSW
NSW 36%
VIC
VIC 23.1%
QLD
QLD 20.3%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Construction Manager are:
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong personal drive
  • Initiative
  • Resourceful
  • Management and leadership ability
  • Good problem-solving skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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