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Construction Manager or Site Manager

Construction manager on site looking at drawings with worker

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

You could be:

Pay

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

Salaries for newly qualified construction or site managers range from £28,000 to £35,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £35,000 and £60,000. Senior and chartered managers can earn in the region of  £50,000 to £85,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are mainly with building contractors or construction companies.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
5454
3.4 %
RISE
2028
5638
  United Kingdom
2023
73237
4.6 %
RISE
2028
76586

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Video

Courtesy of Go Construct

Contacts

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Career Area

Construction

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