The average wage for a Laborer is AU$21.02 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$29,932 - AU$60,327
AU$30K
AU$42K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$42,111
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.61 - AU$27.07
AU$17
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$20.98
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$29,932 - AU$60,327
Bonus AU$1,350
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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$34,204 - AU$58,983
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$16.61 - AU$27.07
Hourly Tips AU$0.86
Overtime AU$21.53 - AU$46.29
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$1,350
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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$34,204 - AU$58,983
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 634

Laborer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Laborer

Pay by Experience for a Laborer has a positive trend. An entry-level Laborer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 585 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Laborer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 55 salaries. A Laborer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,140

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

Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Laborer?

Laborer in Launceston:
Pros: End of the week.
Cons: Pay is low and not worth going to work. Boss is overly religious.

Laborer in colac:
"Hard and long hours."
Pros: Fresh air meeting new people and long hours travelling.
Cons: All the negativity and not knowing what work has to be done.

Laborer in Brisbane:
Pros:
Cons: It makes you feel you are not getting enough payment for what you do at work, because the job I am currently doing is very hard and I guessed wage is too low.

Key Stats for Laborer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Laborer Salaries

▲18%

▲16%

▲13%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 98%