Average Floor Sander / Finisher Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for a Floor Sander / Finisher in Australia is AU$23.00.
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$30
AU$0 - AU$3,500
Total Pay
AU$36,137 - AU$63,786

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Job Description for Floor Sander / Finisher

Floor Sander / Finisher Tasks
  • Apply appropriate finishing techniques to wood and tile floors post-installation.
  • Refinish worn existing flooring, replacing broken parts and checking the integrity of the wood.
  • Apply various sealants and finishing treatments to floors, such as waxes, stains, and varnish.
  • Use power tools and sanding machinery to smooth irregularities and polish wood or tile.

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Popular Skills for Floor Sander / Finisher

Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Flooring Installation and Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Floor Sander / Finisher

An entry-level Floor Sander / Finisher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.00 based on 5 salaries. An early career Floor Sander / Finisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.38 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Floor Sander / Finisher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.09 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Floor Sander / Finisher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.72 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$28.
Employees with Floor Sander / Finisher in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.5% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

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