Building Information Modelling (BIM) describes the process of designing and delivering a building collaboratively using a coherent system of 3D computer models.
- Newly trained BIM managers can earn in the region of £20,000 - £30,000
- Trained with experience BIM managers can earn in the region of £30,000 - £50,000
- Senior, chartered or master BIM managers can earn in the region of £50,000 - £80,000
Salaries typically range depending on location, level of responsibility and chartered status.
Qualifications and Training
Ideally, a BIM manager should have knowledge and experience regarding all construction processes and possess detailed information on the BIM process. CAD Managers and professionals with at least 5 years’ experience of managing projects in the built environment may progress to become a BIM Manager if they have the required skills in dealing with BIM processes.
Progression route from a BIM manager could be to a Partner, Managing Director or Consultant
You would normally move into BIM having completed a degree/post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline such as construction and the built environment/architecture.