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Average Laborer Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.45
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AU$512
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The average hourly pay for a Laborer in Australia is AU$22.45.
10%
A$17.44
MEDIAN
A$22.45
90%
A$28.42
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AU$17 - AU$28
Bonus
AU$98 - AU$3,973
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AU$36,277 - AU$60,609
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What Do Laborers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Laborer

AU$22

Career Paths

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Laborer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Laborers?

An entry-level Laborer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.23 based on 326 salaries. An early career Laborer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.76 based on 964 salaries. A mid-career Laborer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.57 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Laborer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.73 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$26.
Employees with Laborer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (5.9% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (3.1% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,568 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
61.5%
Mid Career
10.2%
Experienced
5.8%
Late Career
1.7%