Construction site manager salary in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia can be between $50,000 and $75,000 depending on the size of the project.
The salary range is based on the type of job the site manager does, the size and location of the site and the number of years the site is being used.
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construction site manager,boulder-field-museum,bristol-field,nsw-south-australia,new-south Wales source News: 7pm TV News NSW title Construction site managers make more than construction workers article Construction workers in New Zealand, Canada and Australia are making up the vast majority of site managers in Australia, according to new figures released by the Construction Industry Association.
A survey conducted by the Australian Construction Industry Council found that of the 2,000 construction site managers surveyed, more than 90 per cent of them were male and female.
The average salary of a site manager was $47,200, which includes benefits, and a median annual salary was $53,200.
Female site managers earned an average of $43,800, compared to a male average of more than $67,000.
The survey also found that almost one in five of site management positions were vacant.
Construction site workers in Australia made up the second largest group of workers in the construction industry, after workers in manufacturing.
The construction site management sector is a significant sector of the Australian construction industry and is expected to account for up to $1.3 trillion of the $1 trillion construction industry is estimated to contribute to the Australian economy.
Construction workers across Australia earned $16.9 billion in total, and accounted for 12 per cent and 10 per cent, respectively, of all construction workers, according the survey.
For construction site workers the biggest employers were construction firms with a workforce of around 1.2 million, with major employers being Australian, New Zealand and Japan.
The report also found there were more women than men employed in construction site positions.
Female workers make up around a quarter of all site managers, while there were over three times as many male workers in site managers.
A majority of male workers were employed in a professional or technical field, with a further two-thirds of male site managers being employed in other construction-related jobs.