Average Construction Worker Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$27.01
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AU$7,500
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The average hourly pay for a Construction Worker in Australia is AU$27.01.
10%
A$21.28
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A$27.01
90%
A$38.16
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AU$21 - AU$38
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AU$110 - AU$12,500
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AU$43,478 - AU$86,866
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What Do Construction Workers Do?

Construction Worker Tasks
  • Find bugs with existing build processes and work with team members to resolve bugs.
  • Communicate and work with development and test teams to resolve build related issues.
  • Help with automation of new scripts and processes to improve build environment and stability.
  • Monitor daily builds and resolve build breaks.

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What Are Popular Skills for Construction Workers?

Skills in Machine Operation, Heavy Equipment Operation, Labor Relations, Construction Estimating and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Workers?

An entry-level Construction Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$24.80 based on 8 salaries. An early career Construction Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.53 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Construction Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.66 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Construction Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.24 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$33.
Employees with Construction Worker in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (6.5% less), Melbourne, Victoria (5.5% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 152 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
43.4%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
7.9%

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