Average Entry-Level Farm Hand Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$19.75
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AU$400
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Farm Hand in Australia is AU$19.75.
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AU$15.61
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AU$19.75
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AU$23.47
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MEDIAN AU$19.75
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Hourly Rate
AU$16 - AU$23
Bonus
AU$197 - AU$992
Total Pay
AU$32,062 - AU$50,098

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Job Description for Farm Hand

Farm Hand Tasks
  • Care for animals, including feeding, health observation, tracking animal movements and grooming.
  • Maintain farm equipment and shelters.
  • Operate farm equipment, including using tractors, irrigating for floods and transporting animals.

Career Paths

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Farm Hand
Heavy / Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Farm Hand Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Farm Hand

An early career Farm Hand with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.59 based on 598 salaries. A mid-career Farm Hand with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.92 based on 316 salaries. An experienced Farm Hand with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.18 based on 206 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Employees with Farm Hand in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,231 survey responses.
Early Career
48.6%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
9.0%