Project Scheduler Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $90,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $120,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $150,000 AUD


  • Project Scheduling and Planning: Develops detailed project schedules and timelines, coordinating with various stakeholders to align with project objectives.
  • Resource Allocation and Management: Manages and allocates resources efficiently, ensuring optimal utilisation and adherence to project timelines.
  • Risk and Dependency Management: Identifies potential project risks and dependencies, formulating strategies to mitigate impacts on the schedule.
  • Progress Monitoring and Reporting: Tracks project progress, regularly updating stakeholders on status and making adjustments to the schedule as necessary.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Works closely with project teams and stakeholders to ensure clear communication and alignment on project schedules and changes.

Key Skills

  • Advanced Scheduling Techniques: In-depth knowledge of scheduling tools and methodologies, able to create complex project timelines.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to foresee scheduling conflicts and devise effective solutions.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills to effectively convey scheduling information to all levels of the organisation.
  • Attention to Detail: High level of precision and attention to detail in planning and monitoring project schedules.
  • Time Management: Exceptional time management skills to prioritise tasks and manage multiple schedules simultaneously.

Standard Industry Training

  • Microsoft Project Certification
  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Interview Questions for IT Project Scheduler Candidates

  1. How do you develop and maintain a comprehensive project schedule?
  2. Describe a time when you had to adjust a project schedule due to unforeseen challenges. What was the outcome?
  3. How do you balance resource allocation and manage workload across multiple projects?
  4. Can you explain your experience with risk management in project scheduling?
  5. How do you ensure that all project stakeholders are kept informed about schedule updates and changes?
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