AU$51,302
Avg. Salary
AU$25.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$500

Bonus

AU$67,407

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Handyman is AU$25.71 per hour.

The average pay for a Handyman is AU$51,302 per year.

10%
AU$19.99
10%
AU$25.71
50%
AU$45.49
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$25.71
10%
AU$40k
10%
AU$51k
50%
AU$80k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$51,302
AU$40,317 - AU$79,784
AU$40K
AU$51K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$51,302
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.99 - AU$45.49
AU$20
AU$26
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$25.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$94K
Salary AU$40,317 - AU$79,784
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,477
Profit Sharing AU$67,407
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,433 - AU$94,726
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$19.99 - AU$45.49
Overtime AU$39.89
Annual Data AU$0AU$94K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$3,477
Profit Sharing AU$67,407
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,433 - AU$94,726
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 302

Job Description for Handyman

There are perhaps few other jobs as varied and demanding as that of a handyman. This line of work requires not only a vast scope of building skills, such as carpentry, wood repair and general remodeling; it also entails a variety of other specialty knowledge, including basic plumbing, appliance repair and even electrical maintenance. In fact, when a handyman is hired, he or she is expected to be able to come to a job ready to tackle a plethora of fix-it projects.

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Handyman Tasks
  • Inspect and plan upgrades and minor building projects, including drywall, roofs, and woodwork.
  • Respond to emergencies quickly.
  • Clean up after work to ensure a tidy and safe environment.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance, including painting, power washing, and cosmetic upgrades.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical and plumbing problems.

Handyman Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Handyman

Pay by Experience for a Handyman has a positive trend. An entry-level Handyman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Handyman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Handyman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 105 salaries. A Handyman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,340

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Handyman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Handyman?

Handyman in Sydney:
"Ok."
Pros: Home town
Cons: Druggies

Handyman in Dubbo:
"Good job well done."
Pros: Open spaces. Freedom. Clean fresh air.
Cons: Flys.

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Key Stats for Handyman

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Handyman Salaries

▲15%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Handyman Salaries

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%