The average hourly pay for a Gardener in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$21.11.
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Job Description for Gardener
A gardener generally works as a professional contractor or under direct employment by a facility with large landscaping resources and needs. This person generally tends to the upkeep and care of the landscape design on an ongoing basis. Typically, a gardener doesn’t build or create, but rather helps maintain the current landscape design and environment. The gardener is likely expected to attend to the upkeep of the grounds under his or her care. This not only includes regular mowing, but also se…Read more
- Oversee and improve outdoor areas, including grass, shrubbery, trees, and plantings.
- Maintain equipment and tools.
- Care for plantings by mulching, aerating, weeding, trimming, and applying fertilizers and insecticide.
- Remove snow, debris, litter, and unsightly materials.
- Operate vehicles like trucks, mowers, tractors and chainsaws to mow grass, prune, and care for soil.
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Pay by Experience Level for Gardener
An early career Gardener with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.38 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Gardener with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.84 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Gardener in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (15.7% more) and Perth, Western Australia (13.3% more).
Years of Experience
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