The average hourly pay for a Carpet Layer in Australia is AU$21.07.
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AU$15 - AU$31
AU$31,627 - AU$86,320
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Job Description for Carpet Layer
A carpet layer is a specialized contractor who works to properly install carpeting and pre-fabricated flooring in buildings. He or she typically can be found putting the finishing touches on new construction projects. He or she may also be called in to freshen up or renovate older buildings and houses that require new floors. The carpet layer can also be called in to assist with repair work, such as may be necessary after flood damage. On the job, the carpet layer will simply conduct thorough a…Read more
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Popular Skills for Carpet Layer
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Skills in Flooring Installation and Precision Measurement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Commercial.
Pay by Experience Level for Carpet Layer
An entry-level Carpet Layer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.94 based on 7 salaries. An early career Carpet Layer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.20 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Carpet Layer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.02 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Carpet Layer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.00 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Carpet Layer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (13.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (1.8% less).
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