Average Construction Laborer Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$24.52
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AU$508
Bonus
AU$150
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The average hourly pay for a Construction Laborer in Australia is AU$24.52.
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A$18.84
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A$24.52
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A$31.23
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$31
Bonus
AU$50 - AU$38,783
Profit Sharing
AU$53 - AU$7,500
Total Pay
AU$39,358 - AU$68,330
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What Do Construction Laborers Do?

Construction Laborer Tasks
  • Perform tasks involving physical labor at many different types of construction projects.
  • May operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • Load and unload equipment, clear work areas, and bring materials to workers with specific skills.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Laborers?

Skills in Tools, Machine Operation, Labor Relations, Cleaning and Flooring Installation are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Laborers?

An entry-level Construction Laborer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$22.15 based on 229 salaries. An early career Construction Laborer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.41 based on 1,013 salaries. A mid-career Construction Laborer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.93 based on 286 salaries. An experienced Construction Laborer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.78 based on 181 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$26.
Employees with Construction Laborer in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 2.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.7% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (1.7% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (1.0% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,779 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
56.9%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
10.2%
Late Career
3.9%

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