Construction Manager or Site Manager

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A construction manager or site manager organises and supervises the day to day work on a building site. On a small site you would have full responsibility for the project, on a larger site, you may have responsibility for a particular area, with a senior site manager in charge overall.

The Work

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The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for newly qualified construction or site managers range from £26,000 to £33,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £33,000 and £55,000. Senior and chartered managers can earn in the region of  £50,000 to £85,000 a year.


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Jobs are mainly with building contractors or construction companies.

What Does it Take?

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Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

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