Average Early-Career Gardener Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$23.04
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AU$750
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Gardener in Australia is AU$23.04.
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AU$18.24
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AU$23.04
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AU$31.04
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MEDIAN AU$23.04
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$31
Bonus
AU$49 - AU$1,526
Total Pay
AU$37,706 - AU$63,941

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Job Description for Gardener

Gardener Tasks
  • 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Gardener

Career Paths

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Gardener
Commercial Truck Driver
Horticulturalist
Kitchenhand / Kitchen Attendant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Gardener Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Gardener

An entry-level Gardener with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.75 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Gardener with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.76 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Gardener with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.64 based on 111 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Gardener in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (3.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (11.5% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 326 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
34.0%
Late Career
13.8%