Average Gardener Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$24.42
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AU$9,880
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The average hourly pay for a Gardener in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$24.42.
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AU$19.37
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AU$24.42
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AU$35.29
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MEDIAN AU$24.42
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$35
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$9,880
Total Pay
AU$40,580 - AU$71,645

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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.

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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$23.28 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Gardener with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.99 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Gardener with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.01 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$27.
Employees with Gardener in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 1.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (13.6% less), Brisbane, Queensland (7.2% less) and Cairns, Queensland (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 133 survey responses.
Early Career
39.1%
Mid Career
30.8%
Experienced
21.8%
Late Career
8.3%