AU$44,982
Avg. Salary
AU$21.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$512

Bonus

AU$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Laborer is AU$21.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Laborer is AU$44,982 per year.

10%
AU$16.86
10%
AU$21.29
50%
AU$27.61
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$21.29
10%
AU$30k
10%
AU$45k
50%
AU$67k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$44,982
AU$30,007 - AU$67,403
AU$30K
AU$45K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$44,982
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.86 - AU$27.61
AU$17
AU$21
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.29
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$30,007 - AU$67,403
Bonus AU$48.48 - AU$2,349
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$34,769 - AU$60,167
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$16.86 - AU$27.61
Hourly Tips AU$0.50
Overtime AU$19.87 - AU$45.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$48.48 - AU$2,349
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$34,769 - AU$60,167
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,200

Job Description for Laborer

Laborers' jobs are very versatile, in that a variety or various tasks can be asked of them throughout a typical day. Most laborers conduct the day-to-day, hands on operations that make a company actually run, and they work in a wide variety of industries from construction to cleaning. Due to the wide range of industries in which laborers can work, their job duties will also vary greatly. For instance, a laborer in a manufacturing-related industry would engage in tasks that are part of the manufacturing process such as operating machinery or working directly with materials. A laborer in construction would likely engage in tasks such as brick laying, drilling, etc.

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Laborer Tasks
  • Demolish existing walls and ceiling in commercial buildings.
  • Maintain a clean safe jobsite.
  • Unload materials and store efficiently onsite.
  • Haul demo materials to dumpster.
  • Patch and repair concrete surfaces in preparation for floor coverings.

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$42,000 based on 967 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$47,000 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Laborer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 87 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$49,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,752

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

Laborer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Laborer?

Laborer in Geelong:
"Pretty good."
Pros: It’s a nice place
Cons: Nothing

Laborer in Melbourne:
"I hate Melbourne."
Pros: The weather is okay, I don't like the people. But I like working.
Cons: I don't like the people around Melbourne, they're annoying. It's to loud.

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

Laborer in Rockhampton:
"Be aware."
Check your pay rates before commencing.

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
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Laborer Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

▲6%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 97%