Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation Salary (Australia)

A Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation earns an average wage of AU$23.19 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$16.64 - AU$34.77
AU$17
AU$23
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$23.19
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$16.64 - AU$34.77
Overtime AU$22.57
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
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$32,149 - AU$70,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation

The main objective of a pesticide handler, sprayer, and applicator (vegetation) is to mix and apply pesticides on vegetation and foliage including lawns, crops, trees, shrubs, and/or other plants. They also apply herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides to foliage and vegetation. Most of the time, these professionals apply these chemicals using a spray system, but they may also use other application methods such as crop dusting and vapor and soil infusions.

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Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation Tasks

  • Apply pesticide solutions to residential or corporate landscapes, wild vegetation, or agricultural crops.
  • Maintain, clean, and repair pest management supplies.
  • Ensure eradication and proper removal of target pest population.
  • Adhere to local and federal regulations regarding pesticide storage, application, and disposal.

Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation Job Listings

Key Stats for Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
13%

Experience Affects Pesticide Handler / Sprayer / Applicator, Vegetation Salaries

National Average
AU$49,000

▼1%

▼4%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 85%